8 Goes Green


Energy prices could spike with heavier EPA regulation of coal

Posted 3:58 PM 10/7/2014 by Tiege Dooley-Panko, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - No matter the outcome of an EPA ruling in December, energy prices are expected to increase for consumers across the country.

"The consumer will be affected because any measures taken to decommission a coal ash pond or change the way the coal ash is handled, we'll see an (More)...

Precious goods go to waste without recycling options


Citizen Jane Film Festival sees growth, still lags behind others

Posted 2:35 PM 11/7/2014 by Genevieve Reaume and Hannah Shaw, KOMU 8 Reporters

COLUMBIA -- The seventh annual Citizen Jane Film Festival began Thursday on the Stephens College campus.

While the annual event has seen continued growth over the last few years, women's centered film festival still lags behind both Roots N Blues N BBQ and the True False Film Festival in (More)...


Rapid increase in the use of electronics means more e-waste

Posted 12:51 PM 9/22/2014 by Arial Ruffin, KOMU 8 Reporter

ROLLA - New data shows consumers on track to buy more electronic devices than ever before and, if the current trend continues, most of those devices will end up in your local landfill.

While many states are passing laws to prevent e-waste from going into landfills and incinerators, it's (More)...

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