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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...
To The Last Drop, Part One: Communities prepare to rise up, but they can't do it alone. For every barrel of bitumen that comes out of the ground in Northern Alberta, Canada, another 1.5 barrels of toxic waste is created and dumped into Read more...
Police in Arizona are investigating whether self-poisoning may have caused the death of former Wall Street trader Michael Marin in a Phoenix courtroom on Thursday. “They are leaning towards that,” said Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jeff Sprong. “We cannot verify that at this point, and we’re not going to be able to until the toxicology report comes back in two weeks.” The 53-year-old former Wall Streeter was found guilty of arson Thursday... Read more...
House Bill 50, which would allow the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to regulate coal ash in landfills passed the Commerce and Small Business Committee unanimously on March 2, 2011. Citizens from Perry County were there to Read more...
Via Robert Reich, something that, if true, confirms most of what I already thought -- namely, that BP's priority is still their bottom line: A Read more...

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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Enuff Z' Nuff
Did you ever see the Simpsons where they go on vacation for the summer to the Springfield equivalent of Cape Cod and Lisa wears sunglasses and a backw Read more...
[media id=9336] Glenn Beck had a glass of wine with Nancy Pelosi last night. Of course, it wasn't actually Pelosi. It was some poor Fox employee mad Read more...
[media id=8989] (h/t Heather) The Villagers were up in arms Sunday morning over on the set of ABC's This Week about the possibility that Eric Holder Read more...
Glenn Beck was on Greta Van Susteren's show last night, plumping his new book, Common Sense -- which, like most right-wing titles, is actually a piece Read more...
Bret Michaels Tony Awards Accident Fallout Begins
Every rose has its thorn, and every awards show has its set piece that might fall on you. As hilarious is it was to see Bret Michaels get destroyed a Read more...