YET ANOTHER THREAT?

YET ANOTHER THREAT?

The Eleven Point River (Courtesy of Marisa Frazier) Sorry for the late post but, after all, it was Thanksgiving weekend, and I’m still stuffed. And thankful for so much! Kids and grandkids, my “girlfriend” of 43 years, friends and family, the Ozarks, clear creeks and...
WATERS OUT WEST, and LAWSUIT UPDATES

WATERS OUT WEST, and LAWSUIT UPDATES

An overlook of Green River from Island in the Sky. “Where is all the water…where can I find a clear gravel-bottom creek?” — Lettie Jones, Donny Brook I’ll be back with more thoughts on this quote it in a minute. As has been my occasional practice since I began...

LOCAL CONTROLS ON CAFOS, CONTINUED?

Just when I think it can’t get any worse, it does.  I picked up the New York Times while traveling, Friday the 13th naturally, and read about the Trump administration’s repeal of the Waters of the United States Rule (WOTUS) under the 1972 Clean Water Act. In that it...
Did It Work? Local Control On CAFOs

Did It Work? Local Control On CAFOs

The answer to this question has been a tough one to get my arms around. As mentioned in my previous posting, Senate Bill 391 is an attempt to curtail existing county health ordinances, which after the dumbing down of state regulations over the past five years, are the...