Category Archives: Environment

Having learning nothing from the Gulf disaster, BP allows crude oil to pour into Lake Michigan

It looks like our friends at BP are up to their old tricks again. This time, though, the oil being spilled isn’t in the Gulf of Mexico, where the company’s cost-cutting measures in 2010 led to the largest oil spill in recorded history, but in Lake Michigan, the largest repository of fresh water on the […]

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As much as I like and respect John Dingell, we shouldn’t let him off the hook for dragging his feet on global warming

Congressman John Dingell today announced that he would be retiring at the end of his current term, joining the likes of Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf, both of whom have announced their departure from the limelight in recent days. (I suspect that the three men did not coordinate their announcements, but you never know.) I […]

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Indiana continues to allow BP to dump toxic mercury into Lake Michigan… spelling doom for mankind

A little over two years ago, we had a conversation on this site about what recourse, if any, the people of Michigan might have against Indiana for giving British Petroleum (BP) the go-ahead to disregard laws concerning the dumping of hazardous chemicals, and discharge unprecedented amounts of ammonia and toxic, heavy metal sludge into Lake […]

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Oily, environmentally toxic pyramid of greed being erected in Detroit by the Koch brothers

For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of traveling along the Detroit River lately, there’s apparently a new landmark on the Motor City waterfront – a three-story tall pile of petroleum coke, which covers an entire city block. According to a report in today’s New York Times, we have libertarian industrialists Charles and […]

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