Tag Archives: fresh water

Demands for accountability grow as news of Flint water crisis goes national

Over the past several days, in the wake of the announcement that the U.S. Attorney’s Office had launched a formal investigation into the Flint water crisis, we’re finally starting to see the issue get the attention that it deserves nationally. It was not only a subject of discussion on Meet the Press this morning, where […]

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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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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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Blogbaby episode three: Kristin Schrader

[While I’m busy scrubbing poop from diapers and other articles of clothing, several friends have been kind enough to provide content for this site, through a program we’re calling Blogbaby. Today’s contribution comes from my friend Kristin.] Little Arlo, you are a delicious little person and an eight pound bundle of potential. I don’t want […]

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