Monthly archive for March 2010

Unacceptable Permits

  When I first read articles last year regarding Great Lakes fish kills from water intakes, I was intrigued at the way that energy producers are even able to get away with permits to do this.  Do they have permits or is it  just being done and

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Save Maumee Earth Day Video on Public Access

  April 3, 2010 at 2pm – COMCAST channel 55 VERIZON channel25 April 5, 2010 at 10:49pm – COMCAST channel 55 VERIZON channel 25 April 6, 2010 at 2:49pm –  COMCAST channel 55 VERIZON channel 25 April 10, 2010 at 7:49pm – COMCAST channel 57 VERIZON channel

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WRITE THE EPA NOW!

Got a burning water quality issue U.S. EPA needs to hear about?  Speak out now. In April, EPA is hosting a conference called Coming Together for Clean Water. This conference will include about 100 river and water leaders charged with sharing ideas about how EPA can better

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Unable to keep phosphorus out of streams?

As you may know, Steuben County passed an ordinance to protect their lakes by restricting the use of phosphorus fertilizer.  They were subsequently told that they did not have the authority to enact this ordinance unless they obtained a waiver from the State Chemist’s office.  After much

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MOST POLLUTED RIVER IN USA? LOCATED IN INDIANA

United States Environmental Protection Agency says The Grand Calumet River has the most problems of any river in the USA.  The Grand Calumet is located in Indiana-along Lake Michigan between Gary, IN and East Chicago, IL. Post Tribune: http://www.rdmag.com/News/FeedsAP/2010/03/energy-unsafe-river-in-indiana-faces-long-recuperation/ The interesting part in this article that caught

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D.C. Update

Washington D.C.  February 24, 2010 – Great Lakes Day Today Save Maumee Grassroots Org., Save the Dunes and Healing Our Waters met in person with representatives from the offices of: Senator Richard Lugar Representative Mike Pence Representative Brad Ellsworth Representative Andre Carson Representative Baron Hill Representative Mark

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Fluoride Safety?

“Dangerous Fluoride,” from the CBS affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia at http://www.cbsatlanta.com/video/22781769/index.html Neither the ADA nor the CDC could provide answers to the CBS news team. They cannot deny that fluoridation increases the risk of dental fluorosis – a problem in the United States. Their own figures show

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Fact v/s Fiction about Global Warming Support

I want to keep this blog about WATER related issues, but I thought this was important to note who exactly the opposition IS when it comes to supporting “clean and green”. – I thought it was important to note! There appears to be a pattern here. *The

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Coal-fired power plant waste storage sites with poisoned water = 101

RENEWABLE energy is sustainable, creates jobs and is a win-win for everyone except for coal interests.  “Particulate emissions from coal plants cost Hoosiers $5 billion per year in health costs.  Alternative energy create 4-5 times more jobs than fossil-fuel and nuclear investments.”  (Citizens Action Coalition, 2009) WIND,

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