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Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog A Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) employee who worked as a locomotive engineer on the company's oil-by-rail train that exploded in rural Casselton, North Dakota in ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 08:06 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
EPA's Inspector General has issued a report indicating that EPA's Office of Water & state water pollution control agencies don't have in place sufficient measures to assure that states address and ...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 09:37 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
WEDNESDAY APRIL 1, 1863 April’s Fools day, 1863, marked a new beginning for the American Civil War. The first draft in American history went into effect in the North, and all males between 20 and ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Satellite picture of Chesapeake Bay (center) and Delaware Bay (upper right) - and Atlantic coast of the central-eastern United States. Maryland's main natural resource is The Chesapeake Bay. About ...
by Aximill
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Feb 06, 2014 at 01:04 PM PST with 155 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog “FrackNation,” the documentary film about hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) with close conservative movement ties, recently had its showing cancelled at Winona, ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jan 25, 2014 at 03:44 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On January 2, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a major safety alert, declaring oil obtained via hydraulic fracturing (“...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 10:39 PM PST with 27 Recommends
I've been trying to graft the outputs of my daily Federal Register reading habits onto the DK Greenroots group in recent weeks with notice of pertinent FR listings that merit attention. In today'...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 06:50 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Every July 4th, Americans gather at picnics, watch parades and shoot off fireworks to celebrate the birth of the United States. But some years are more notable than others. In 1826, Founding ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 102 Recommends
Remember the stories about rivers in Illinois earlier this year? They were about a long drought so bad it was slowing barge traffic on the Mississippi River down to a halt. And here we are in ...
by Willinois
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 06:07 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
On a steamboat cruise along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, the critical, federally funded infrastructure is everywhere. My fellow passengers hardly noticed...
by gloriasb
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 09:48 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
And answer I do by retreating to the far, far northwestern corner of Illinois, which along with southwest Wisconsin, southeast Minnesota, and northeast Iowa is known as the Driftless Area. This ...
by figbash
Comment Count 83 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 10:48 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Our primary highways series continues with a visit to Louisiana. We begin with my own trip to New Orleans and then radiate outwards in a virtual visit through the state. Thanks to Daily Kos ...
by catsynth
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Mar 24, 2012 at 12:39 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Our "primary highways" series continues today with a visit to the state of Illinois. The Land of Lincoln seems to have more major interstates than other other I have reviewed, but there are lot of ...
by catsynth
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue Mar 20, 2012 at 01:33 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Following the weather is beginning to feel like revisiting the Biblical plagues. Tornadoes rip through Missouri, Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma -- even Massachusetts. ...
by PaulLoeb
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jun 06, 2011 at 02:36 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The Monarch-Chesterfield levee, in suburban St. Louis, is about to get beautified by a creative, fun community project that should be a good starting point for a wider, more serious discussion about ...
by gloriasb
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 30, 2011 at 04:56 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Please don't rec this diary, and continue storm discussion over in ...
by weatherdude
Comment Count 267 comments on Wed May 25, 2011 at 09:56 AM PDT with 200 Recommends
Some good news on job creation in Tennessee: The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $3,589,704 National ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun May 22, 2011 at 05:00 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Join us every Monday evening for drinks at the Daily Kos community political poetry club. Drop by and speak your mind in rhyme or blank verse. Poetry is always welcome in the comments. ...
by asterkitty
Comment Count 129 comments on Mon May 16, 2011 at 04:59 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
the Morganza spillway dam and run down the Atchafalaya (pronounced 'Chafalaya) as it almost did in 1972-73. During that flood, the dam was undermined and the entire structure was vibrating and ...
by CT yanqui
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun May 15, 2011 at 03:38 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Yesterday I posted a diary on how the Morganza spillway was going to be opened within 24 hours.
by GlowNZ
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat May 14, 2011 at 12:07 PM PDT with 35 Recommends