This morning we went for a walk to our local woods, and we explored, climbed and played – it was brilliant. I know we’re very lucky to live close enough to visit them on such a regularly basis. 367 more words
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A crude oil spill during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A coal ash spill in Tennessee in 2008. The BP oil spill in 2010. In all three cases, the companies responsible for these environmental calamities turned to the same Arkansas-based consulting firm, the… 807 more words
Vernon has been living under a dust advisory for four days now.
It’s the fourth such advisory so far this year, which in total have spanned almost two weeks. 540 more words
A massive petrochemical fire in Texas burned for four days, releasing dangerous levels of toxic benzene into the air. Shelter-in-place advisories were issued for thousands of residents in the Houston area due to unsafe air quality. 148 more words