Sioux Falls ALEC legislator, Lora Hubbel is calling for the gang rape of South Dakota aquifers and watersheds according to the Argus Leader:
In a draft report, which the industry disputes, the Environmental Protection Agency linked groundwater contamination in the Pavillion, Wyo., area to fracking of shallow gas wells. The agency is in the process of completing a comprehensive review of the practice.Red state collapse.
The Senate earth haters are putting pressure on Montana's Max Baucus to abandon his caucus and ram the Keystone XL ecocide into the payroll tax conference according to The Hill:
The other conferees are Sens. Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.). Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) is drafting legislation to permit Keystone, citing a report by the Congressional Research Service that found Congress has power to authorize the pipeline.A Montana legislator's name came up in a DEA investigation. Even though I believe that this initiated law is deeply flawed, Dem AG Steve Bullock is missing in action on this issue as he runs for governor.
From 420 Mag:
In the words of Cato senior fellow Doug Bandow: "Banning drugs raises their price, creates enormous profits for criminal entrepreneurs, thrusts even casual users into an illegal marketplace, encourages heavy users to commit property crimes to acquire higher-priced drugs, leaves violence the only means for dealers to resolve disputes, forces government to spend lavishly on enforcement, corrupts public officials and institutions, and undermines a free society."A Connecticut State Marshall got popped with a quarter-pound during a routine traffic stop.
Al Jazeera brings more on Cuba's Communist Party congress in a country where being green is the way of life after the fall of the Soviet Union:
The government encouraged rooftop gardens to produce food for urban areas, increased public transportation and permaculture farming techniques, where chemical fertilisers were not required.