The EPA intends to block rules to prevent and respond to leaks, explosions and other disasters at chemical facilities and refineries around the U.S. That scares many people who live and work nearby…but NOT the EPA guys…they don’t live near one of these plants…OMG…!
Source: The Antarctic Ice Shelf is melting three times as fast as it was just 10 years ago…science is really working on this issue…not everyone likes the numbers being tossed around…our planet omits and absorbes CO2 on a balanced ratio for over 4 million years now…WE ARE MAKING IT WARMER…FASTER THAN EVER BEFORE…MAN IS MAKING OUR PLANET WARMER..! Unless we stop this…it will not end well for the human race…but…our planet will heal its self.
Did planet earth just win one…did we the mouth breathers just win one..I believe the COURT SYSTEMS….WANT TO WIN..!Published by Bay Journal Media, Bay Journal informs the public about issues and events affecting the Chesapeake Bay.
But don’t blame farmers. Pressured to expand, they’re in an unenviable bind: scale and risk polluting local waterways—or resist and risk their livelihoods…is this just about their…MONEY…? What about the planet and us..?
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said toxic levels of copper were found in a creek two days after Hi-Crush Proppants Drained a holding pond to rescue a worker trapped underwater for…and many other toxic substances …where will this chemical soup/sludge…END UP…?
DNR will soon be forwarding the case to the Division of Hearings and Appeals where an Administrative Law Judge will be assigned to oversee the proceedings…LAWYERS and more LAWYERS…fighting over water…sounds like another mess, thanks to Madison..?
According to the Infectious Disease expert from Avera McKennan Hospital, community acquired MRSA is becoming more commonplace and 35 percent of the infections are invasive and therefore serious…think of the workers…does the farm supply HEALTH INSURANCE..?
Source: CAFOs And Illness
Some farmers and lawmakers across rural America are getting serious about preventing nitrogen and phosphorous pollution. Will it be enough to avert a catastrophe in our rivers and oceans…are we already there…?
Dairy farmers say Washington state’s new permit requirements are too tough, while environmental groups say they’re not tough enough…if you breathe the air…drink the water…do you want to move..? This is our only home…either we stop polluting it or WE ALL will have to move…and the next planet is about 4.2 light years away…better get your ticket early..? Sounds like the farming industry does not want to spend their money to fix their problem…? It is…their manure…right..?
A massive blue-green algae bloom has forced the closure of several Madison-area beaches including a stretch of Lake Mendota from UW-Madison to Middleton….does anyone doubt where this came from….upstream runoff…?
It will cost more than $1 million to repair the failed filtration system. “It’s not something you can just keep on a shelf.”….across IOWA and other States, this story will play out again and again…WHY did those elected officials allow this to happen on….THEIR WATCH…who did not do their job..?
The USDA should rely on science to help farmers and meet the nation’s food needs. Instead, under Secretary Sonny Perdue, it’s more like the Department of Agribusiness…hang on, this will get worse with Sonny at the controls…! The smaller farmers are under attack with this administration, good luck.
Source: Betrayal at the USDA (2018)
John Peck, only half-joking, suggests Wisconsin’s longtime slogan, “America’s Dairyland,” may need to be updated. The new slogan: “The Land of 10,000 Animal-Waste Lagoons.” He also offers this nightmare scenario: “Can you imagine tourists driving up…and asking for a GAS MASK…? You know….safety first…right..?