The Department of Energy hopes to fulfill a treaty requirement with Russia by disposing of 34 metric tons of weapons-grade plutonium in TVA's reactors. Some don't think this is a good idea.
The atomic age began largely in rural America. Now the Department of Energy wants to transport unneeded atomic waste across the country.
In 1837 the federal government began the forced expulsion of the Cherokee people from North Carolina. Now the counties in the western end of the state are hoping the tribe can save some counties that have faltering economies.
A Georgia congressman’s dream of a "3rd Infantry Division Highway" — or Interstate 3 — from Savannah, Ga., to Knoxville, Tenn. dies after 7 years.