Quick Green Reads For The Weekend Volume 204

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While it would be ideal if we could all immediately switch to renewable energy sources in our homes, for many of us it is simply not realistic at the present time. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t all be responsible consumers of electricity.

Nikki Cooley is a Colorado River guide for Arizona Raft Adventures who also “happens to be Navajo,” reports the boatman’s quarterly review. So it must have struck her as particularly odd when a tourist on one of her Grand Canyon trips casually asked, “Are Indians extinct?” No word on her reply.

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed rules to limit emissions of toxic chemicals from power plants at a national level for the first time.

The world continues to change on a daily basis from climate change, global warming or whatever you choose to call it. Some of those changes adversely affect our food and water supplies. Due to that fact, restaurants have often been singled out for their sometimes massive impact on the environment.

Since taking over the House, the Republicans have utilized their sway to continue their attack on the environment. Any time you fight to weaken clean air and water standards, carbon (etc.) emissions standards, and make every effort to make the world a less healthy place to live, one has to wonder (though apparently few do) “Why are you doing this?”. Possible reasons include…

Have a great weekend everyone!

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