Ted Williams's Blog Archive September, 2012
Score another point for ecological illiteracy
My pal Alan sez:
I knew this turkey would come back. Some greedhead somewhere would find an excuse. I remember, with detail, the time I and other Idaho State U students floated the Teton River. The federal engineers had just begun their field work, blowing focused explosive devices on the canyon wall to determine porosity and all those other factors - stuff they ignored as the dam was built anyway.
Recreational anglers and ocean conservationists scored a big victory in Congress yesterday as The Billfish Conservation Act passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives, clearing the way for a vote in the Senate, where the legislation also has strong bipartisan support.
MASSACHUSETTS BALKS AT PROVING AERIAL SPRAY SUCCESS CLAIM
Boston — The State of Massachusetts has been unable to produce the records backing up its claim that the biggest aerial spraying of pesticides in Commonwealth history this July significantly reduced mosquito-borne disease risks, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Further, the state has no proof aerial spraying is an effective safeguard against Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).