From the daily archives: Monday, March 9, 2009

Based on your comments, I just disabled this “feature.”  I kind of liked it, but WordPress needs to do a lot of work on it before I will try it again.

Please please keep this reversion in your mind because you might want to make it more evident in your comments exactly who you […]

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Many planned coal plants are now being scrapped-

Companies rethink coal plants. By Traci Watson, USA Today.

Planned new coal plants are dropping by the scores. However, the majority of electricity in the U.S. is produced by coal, and many by old, and therefore more polluting plants like the one below.

On my recent […]

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U.S. District Court Judge James A. Redden tells Federal Government to come up with backup plan to breach dams.

Judge faults gov’t plan to save Pacific NW salmon
Associated Press

The four dams on the lower Snake River, Lower Granite Dam, Little Goose Dam, Lower Monumental Dam, and Ice Harbor Dam, were originally […]

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Here’s a place where Footloose.org could do some new work-

Worlds of trappers, pet owners collide. Reports to the Idaho Statesman of injured dogs are three times higher this year. By Pete Zimowsky. Idaho Statesman

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Because I mentioned Footloose, and Footloose’s E.D’s comment kind of got buried, I am […]

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These rugged areas are high in fishing and hunting opportunities-

Sportsmen Support Wilderness. The River Guide.

I haven’t been to these roadless areas, but the relief of the Scotchman Peaks is some of the greatest in Montana.

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey