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Daily Archive for July 13th, 2012


And then they came for … the plastic water bottles. Among many, here is the "money" quote: Chiu's ordinance calls plastic water bottles "bad for the environment," unnecessarily taking up landfill space and causing greenhouse gas emissions when cheap tap water is available. San Francisco city departments have been barred from buying plastic water bottles […]

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Until 1969 the state of Pennsylvania offered a $5 bounty for each and every Goshawk that was killed. For those of you interested, as I am, in the state of environmental protection before the EPA was founded, you would enjoy the story of Rosalie Edge and her efforts to protect the hated hawks in Southeastern […]

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