The five congressmen representing coastal districts in the Carolinas reflect the opposing views in states where both governors are strong advocates of offshore drilling and almost 20 coastal communities oppose the idea.
Dr. Sylvia Earle Is on a Mission to Save the World
As the world’s first airline stewardess, war heroine, and aviation pioneer Ellen Church (above) created a new and exciting profession for young girls of the twentieth century. While working as a registered nurse in San Francisco, Ellen was employed by Boeing Air Transport (BAT), the predecessor to United airlines in 1930.
NYC. The Hudson River swells and rises over the banks of the Hoboken, N.J. waterfront as Hurricane Sandyapproaches on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes) (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)