In America's efforts to deal with Peak Oil, we may come up against Peak Water more quickly than imagined. University of Texas professor Michael Webber, an environmental policy specialist, told the American
The US State of Indiana has produced a study by a State funded University which indicates BP did the right thing, as did State regulators, with regard to the State's granting of a proposed permit expansion for BP's Whiting Refinery. According to news
With critics arguing that it would cost too much to successfully tackle climate change, I'd suggest they consider taking a look at the fact that low water in the Great Lakes, caused by a combination of long-and short-term natural effects, could wind
Rick Eglinton, the Star
Those Southwesterners salivating at the thought of Great Lakes water being pumped their way may be too late to the trough; the water level is down over three feet. According to the Catherine Porter in the Star, "Docks that
That's what a lot of Great Lakes states and provinces are saying; as John noted earlier, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson from New Mexico said "States like Wisconsin are awash in water" and wants some.
Maybe winning the Wisconsin presidential primary isn't so important for Bill Richardson? Nor might be Minnesota's, Michigan's, or Indiana's? At least that's the impression one might get from an on-record statement from US Presidential Candidate Bill
John coined that name for the former Lake Superior in his earlier post on its falling water levels; now the New York Times tells us why. It appears that it may not be climate change or declining snow melt in Canada, but the Army Corps of Engineers,
When John wrote about the Great Lakes being drained for Oklahoma cotton, Las Vegas lawns and the Alberta oil sands, we commented that the oil sands had little to do with the Great Lakes. We were wrong; BP is planning to expand its huge 107 year old oil
"A coalition of U.S. and Canadian cities along the Great Lakes and St Lawrence River, including Toronto and Chicago, vowed on Thursday to cut water consumption 15 percent by 2015. The 20 Canadian and nine U.S. communities, members of Great Lakes St.
Somehow this posting was rejected by one of Lloyd's favorite sources, CuteOverload. Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinal: - "Frustrated by the mounting number of invasive species arriving in the bellies of overseas freighters, some conservationists are