News That Matters
"I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions."
Good Tuesday Morning,
I've had a request to change the format (slightly) of this column to make reading and finding stories easier. I'm entertaining the request since a) it came from a supporter and, b) I like messing around with the format of this column just to keep you on your toes. You'll see links now to commentary and links to news stories rather than 800 words of commentary followed waaaaaaay down the page by The News. Hey, it's a work in progress and if you're a supporter, I have ears. So, we'll play, we'll have some fun and it will make life more interesting.
Tonight is going to be a busy night at the County Physical Services Committee meeting (7PM at the County Office building in Carmel).
The purpose of that meeting is to give the public an update on how the town is doing meeting EPA stormwater requirements and the heightened requirements set by the NYC DEP. The highlight of that meeting will be the presentation of 4 new related Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to the general public written and produced by yours truly. Yeah, I'm pretty proud of them and if you come to the meeting not only will you be informed but get some light refreshments afterwards. We promise (I'm on the committee) that we'll keep you no longer than an hour and the speechifying will be brief and informative. The event starts at 7:30PM at the Town Hall. More information is available at the blog and on the PlanPutnam Google calendar.
Firms' plan will install underwater 'windmills'
Monday, December 08, 2008
WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) More than 150 years after it helped power the industrial revolution, the waters of Mill Brook that spill over a series of dams past the old Armory may be called back into service.
Florida Power Plant Protestors Convicted for Disruption
by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica - December 5, 2008 11:37 am EST
After only 15 days' review -- less than half the normal period -- the Department of the Interior issued its final rule (PDF) today that will effectively allow controversial mining of uranium next to the Grand Canyon National Park.
The Wall Street Journal
Mon Dec 8, 1:11 am ET