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Category Archive for 'Environmental'

Breaking the scale

Not that any of us are ever likely to own one, but this is really kinda cool and I’m thrilled that an American car is setting the standard on this. (But it’s the Brits who have designed roads that will charge your electric car as you drive!) This score is kind of insane. Tesla Motors […]

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And I see the Chinese have learned that putting dangerous, unregulated toxins in the midst of populated areas is a lot cheaper… for a while. It boggles the mind: You can see the devastation everywhere: in the hollowed-out shells of buildings, in the anguished faces of relatives, in the parade of scorched cars. But what […]

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I’ve always heard awful, awful things about DuPont, a company that pretty much owns the feudal state of Delaware and considers employees to be serfs. This Intercept story is illustrative: Concerns about the safety of Teflon, C8, and other long-chain perfluorinated chemicals first came to wide public attention more than a decade ago, but the […]

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From what I hear, an awful lot of Californians are ignoring the drought restrictions in favor of a green lawn and clean cars: Gov. Jerry Brown, appearing at the site of a wildfire that has charred nearly 70,000 acres in Lake, Yolo and Colusa counties since last week, said Thursday that the ferocity of fires […]

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I just don’t understand why she won’t answer, because her refusal to answer is going to piss off twice as many people as answering would: Hillary Clinton took a strong stance on clean energy Monday, telling a crowd in Des Moines, Iowa, that her efforts to tackle climate change would parallel President John F. Kennedy’s […]

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It would be nice if just once, she came right out and told us what she has planned — keeping in mind, of course, that she intends to govern and won’t really offer voters a Christmas list of what they want if she can’t deliver: Hillary Clinton’s newly unveiled climate vision sounds ambitious on its […]

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Fukushima daisies

So life is turning into one long Simpsons episode: Photos of flowers on Twitter and Instagram may be as commonplace as sunsets and selfies, but one Japanese amateur photographer has captured something a bit more unique than a beautiful bloom. Twitter user @san_kaido posted a photo of mutated yellow daisies last month, found in Nasushiobara City, […]

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Sure it is: A Montgomery County waste disposal company called Clean Earth is proposing to haul in 400,000 tons of gas industry waste– specifically treated drill cuttings. If its plans are approved by state regulators, the company would relocate its Williamsport-based processing facility to the airport grounds. It would pay to lease the land, then […]

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Seems like a lot of those “freak storms” going around lately: CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A freak thunderstorm dumped up to 6 inches of rain and inundated a tiny Wyoming town, collapsing a bridge, damaging homes and businesses, and sending about a dozen people to higher ground. Another brief thunderstorm dumped more rain on the […]

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The clown car is getting bigger as George Pataki enters the race… It should be a mild Atlantic hurricane season and here’s the summer forecast for the U.S…. Astrologer Susan Miller tells how to survive and plan for (yeah, right) the Mercury retrograde… Here’s a nice NPR story about independent booksellers making a come back… […]

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