Ted Williams's Blog Archive August, 2012

How the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Sold Out

My friend Dave writes:

LAWSUIT FOR RELEASE OF KEY ARCTIC OFFSHORE SAFETY DATA

Testing Results for New Blowout Capping System Sought

Washington - "Crucial" safety data on response to an offshore oil rig blowout in icy Arctic waters has not been released as required by law, according to a federal suit filed today by PEER. The unreleased testing data would shed some light on whether there could be a repeat of the disastrous 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico from the first wells to be drilled this summer on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf.

Ban Glue Traps

Glue Trap

Glue traps are indiscriminant killers of innocent animals. I HATE these things. They catch anything that happens by, and if the animals are not rescued soon, they die a horrible death. If we can't ban them, we can at least stop buying the damn things! I'm so glad these benficial snakes were able to be saved. The homeowner--who happens to like snakes--learned a valuable lesson.