REFRAMED

REFRAMED

Ozarks waterways: A beautiful resource So much for my plans to offer a more light-hearted blog this month: I should have known better in the heart of winter and during such political divisiveness. So this month’s post is a both rant and hope for early spring....
NEW BEGINNINGS

NEW BEGINNINGS

YES! “That hypocrisy was evident this year on another issue as well: hog mega-farms. The Republican-controlled Legislature passed, and Parson signed, a law denying local officials the power to set environmental standards stricter than those of the state for the smelly...
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...