Category Archives: Environment

TEAM SNYDER LIED — THEY KNEW FLINT RIVER WAS WACK AND SHIPPED IN CLEAN WATER

“Appears certain state departments are concerned with Flint’s [water quality]. I will return the call.” Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s Menace to Society moment has been accidentally brought to you in part by Mike Prysby, an engineer from the state’s Department … Continue reading

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EPA’S LACK OF COURAGE MEANS FLINT’S WATER CRISIS CAN SPREAD

While it became increasingly clear that the Flint, Michigan water crisis is one of the largest leadership, environmental and human rights disasters in American history, I was bollixed about why federal Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 administrator Susan Hedman silenced … Continue reading

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LEAVES ARE BROWN, SKY IS GREY – CALIFORNIA FRACKIN’

My problem with America fracking its way to energy independence—aside from research indicating that fracking is relatively expensive, and the productive lives of fracked wells drop precipitously after two years (See this and this; both are pdfs), thus forcing America … Continue reading

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US-CHINA CARBON DEAL WILL NOT SAVE THE PLANET

I know that some of you are screaming “Game changer” in response to this new carbon emissions deal between the US and China, but I’m not nearly as hopeful for a number of reasons. One of my reasons pertains to … Continue reading

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WHO ELSE WILL BAN JAPAN’S NUCLEAR FISH?

        As radiation levels and leaks in Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have now reached levels that can “kill an unprotected human within hours,” The Guardian reports today that the South Korean government has banned … Continue reading

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