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Rosemont Copper Company intends to dump billions of tons of mine waste laced with mercury, lead, arsenic and other poisons on more than 3,000 acres of the Coronado National Forest in Southern Arizona. Read more...
Every year power plants generate 140 million tons of coal ash, enough to fill a train stretching from the North Pole to the South Pole. Read more...
Occupy Peeps Street The Occupy Wall Street movement can't be stopped - not even in Peepville! Protesters Re-Occupy Minneapolis: At least a dozen Occupy Minnesota protesters were arrested as their return to Minneapolis became heated Read more...
Yesterday the EPA unveiled long-overdue rules to limit the amount of mercury and other toxins which coal producers and other energy producers can release into the atmosphere. As environmental blogger David Roberts notes, these are a very, very Read more...
The Moderate Voice: Journalistic Malpractice The Spiderlegs Conundrum: The Rules of Disinformation (h/t Swimgiril) Liberal Values: The GOP's latest plan for congress Rising Hegemon: What E.J. Dionne says Mercury Rising: Why Read more...

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C&L's Late Night Music Club With Mercury Rev
I love the drama and mystery of this song off of Mercury Rev's 1998 masterpiece, Deserter's Songs. I love it even more for the fact that The Band's Levon Helm guests on drums . Y'all have a good night! Read more...
Ken Silverstein: Six questions for Gregory Johnsen on Yemen SteveAudio: A non-story that's all over the news and the blogs ShortsandPants: No Child Read more...
Mercury Rising: Wonder if this person was an "Operation Chaos" mole? Blue Girl, Red State: In the regulation of chemicals, America sacrifices common Read more...
The Democratic Daily: Some Republicans claim to find Obama appealing...now. And the question of whom to support appears to be splitting families. Wor Read more...
WaPo via SJ Mercury News: A special court that will pit scientists against activists in the debate over whether vaccines have caused autism in many c Read more...