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Weekly Mulch: When Will Our Water Be Clean?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Ed. Note: The Mulch is participating in Blog Action Day 2010, an initiative led by Media Consortium member...

BP: Come for the Gulf Disaster, Stay for the Great Lakes Pollution

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

British Petroleum didn't just fall out of the sky one day and decide to start polluting the Gulf of Mexico. Oh no, they've been at this a while and their exploits are not confined to destroying important ocean ecosystems with risky, unsafe technology.

TVA Doublespeak Translated: "We Must Stress the Fish"

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

TVA seems determined to bury the public in confusing technical jargon. What everyone wants to know is: is my family going to get sick or get cancer and die if we drink our tap water?

Oklahoma Sen. Inhofe Walks Out on TVA Disaster Hearings

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

Did Sen. Inhofe have an important engagement -- something more important than the problem of one million pounds of arsenic being dumped in our drinking water?

... And Now For Some Good News From TVA

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

According to the Tennessee Valley Authority, the 5-story tall mountain of coal waste didn't collapse into the river like a tsunami of sludge -- no, it was "displaced."

Massive Coal Sludge Spill Devastates Tennessee Town

Treehugger | Matthew Mcdermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

An environmental disaster of epic proportions just happened in Tennessee. Monday night 2.6 million cubic yards (the equivalent of 525.2 million gallon...