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Vote for Clean Water!

Vote for Clean Water!

Making informed voting decisions, in spite of the crap in your mailbox. Ahh voting season…that wonderful time of year when we can’t seem to escape from the relentless tv ads berating this or that politician. My 11-year-old son can recite them verbatim. The other day he said, “Mom, did you know that Kay Hagan is … Continue reading

The coal ash regulation myth

The coal ash regulation myth

In the past few months I’ve had many conversations with people in the Mountain Island Lake community about coal ash. And I’ve noticed a common theme. I frequently get the response: “Well, the ponds are heavily regulated,” or “Those ash ponds are regulated by the Federal Government.” When questioned further it’s clear the folks are … Continue reading