"Short term, there will not be a big effect. The US uses about 400,000,000 gal. of petroleum every day. The worst case estimates from experts place the spill at about 4,200,000 gal. which is just a little more than 1%. Of course the plume may be 40%…"
"If you are just moving to Indiana, welcome to the Hoosier State. I'm in Bloomington, so I can't really offer much help, but the county office for solid waste management should be able to help with recycling. Calling city government you…"
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Greetings friends, I just checked in for news and to post an update:
I've talked with a several pro-environment people with a sound background in economics, and I…"
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I've talked with a several pro-environment people with a sound background in economics, and I have some issues with Cap & Trade. It would be a system that would make it easy…"
"It is best to review the data and not the media. The media is doing a very poor job of covering all science and most politics. Search NASA and NOAA for a wealth of data and clear explanations. I was especially disappointed when CNN cut lose their…"
OH Mark - that is really really great - the premise is about our fresh waters here in Indiana - I grew up with a grandfather that was a fisherman - he supplied local establishments with catfish every week - now the river I grew up on - the fish are so contaminated that they can't be eaten. Plus much much more shady stuff happening with the waters - prozac in our drinking water?!?! Maybe we can get together next week and have tea or coffee and talk - My band just reformulated - soo I'm not throwing the official name out until I run it by the guys - So Happy to meet you Cheers Much Love JONES
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