The environmental consequences of our addiction to oil are innumerable; however, marine life continues to bear the brunt of fossil fuel accidents.
It’s good to know that Americans still have a sense of altruism, as a recent poll revealed. When asked which they would choose, 35 percent of those polled responded they would choose clean water for the world over one million dollars.
On June 24, 2011, a 45-foot gray whale swam up the Klamath River in northern California approximately three miles to the 101 bridge crossing with her calf. She immediately became a tourist attraction and fascination of locals. Yurok tribal leaders viewed the whale’s presence as both a “great gift” and a sign our world is “out [...]
In 2020, four dams obstructing the Klamath River in northern California may finally reach their demise. For many decades, salmon have not been able to reach the upper portions of the river, and the dams have created an unhealthy environment responsible for massive fish kills and closed commercial salmon fishing along the California and Oregon [...]
What do you think of when you take a drink of fresh, cool tap water? Chromium-6 probably doesn’t jump to your mind; however, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found this suspected carcinogen in 31 of the 35 cities’ tap water they tested. Senators Feinstein and Boxer have responded by introducing Senate Bill 79, the Protecting [...]