EPA links oil and gas drilling to Texas quakes

  • http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/292248-epa-drilling-operations-behind-texas-quakes

Changes to health care industry have rural hospitals on edge

  • http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=41149568

Opinion: After 525 years, it’s time to actually listen to Native Americans

  • http://grist.org/justice/after-525-years-its-time-to-actually-listen-to-native-americans/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=weekly-static

Massachusetts to pay Comcast $4m to build out rural broadband

  • https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/08/22/state-pay-comcast-for-more-rural-broadband/Zb8bqq5qGlpKfQ0RErgDHM/story.html

Municipalities Dream Big on Broadband

  • http://prospect.org/article/municipalities-dream-big-broadband

Native American Pipeline Protest Halts Construction in N. Dakota

  • https://insideclimatenews.org/news/18082016/native-americans-sioux-tribe-protest-north-dakota-access-bakken-oil-pipeline-fossil-fuels

A Small Town Struggles With A Boom In Sober Living Homes

  • http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/08/22/490526943/a-small-town-struggles-with-a-boom-in-sober-living-homes

Opinion: Putting Broadband on the Fast Track for Rural America

  • https://www.hoosieragtoday.com/putting-high-speed-broadband-on-the-fast-track-for-rural-america/

Canadian First Nation’s Community Faces Suicide Crisis

  • https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/1649137/the-rural-town-where-100-young-people-have-tried-to-commit-suicide-since-september/

Rural Mainers Want Voice in Wind-Power Decisions

  • http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/2016/08/20/rural-mainers-want-voice-wind-projects/89058450/
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