With costs outstripping revenues and no legal mandate to provide service, counties’ and towns’ EMS funding models are collapsing.
Financial rating service lists Ultra Resources and Jonah Energy bonds among top debts of concern potentially subject to imminent defaults.
Rural health officials face unique challenges as the pandemic worsens. Reliant on advanced medical care in other communities — care that modelers fear could become overwhelmed — stopping contagion is “our one big tool,” a nurse said.
Mayor searches for alternative funding as state revenues decline, but worries about the many other losses his community could face.
After a season of heavy ozone pollution, DEQ cites energy company alleging seven violations of air-quality permits.