EPA

Reader Input: Humans excrete enormous effluent

I agree with Jerry Johnson that we should get serious about these geese that don’t even pay taxes to support our parks and then defecate on them (“Geese and their poop ...

Reader Input: Citizens: You’re being controlled

If you place a frog in a pot of hot water, he will immediately jump out. However, if you place this frog in a pot of warm water and then slowly increase the temperature, he is &ldq ...

Reader Input: Raptors are best rodent solution

Mouse and rat poisons are not just a local problem, but nationwide and worldwide. d-Con has not complied with the EPA’s findings to ban these second-generation poisons. All o ...

Activist wants rat poison pulled from Auburn stores

Jay Sheets likes the progress he has seen in the area’s birds of prey population, but he doesn’t like what he sees on some of the local retail shelves that could pose a ...

Reader Input: EPA inaction killing our bees

We have heard a great deal of news over the years about the shrinking bee population. Two new studies released in late March add to the solid body of scientific evidence showing th ...

Tar sands dirty energy source

Congressman Tom McClintock asserts that building the Keystone XL pipeline through the central United States is required to transport tar sands oil in Canada through Oklahoma to Gul ...

Allow US oil to meet our needs

I am both encouraged and discouraged by the folks who traveled to Washington D.C. to voice opinions about the proposed Canadian gas line (Journal, Aug. 29). They exercised their Se ...

Suction dredging river impact minimal

Re: “Suction dredging ban a drain for miners,” (Journal, July 18). The problem begins with assumptions, “hypotheticals presented as fact,” or twisted misinformation creatin ...

One of these days, lead fishing weights will go bye-bye

If you cast your line often enough, sooner or later you’re bound to get bit. You might even catch something. The same principle can be applied to lawsuits. Over the years, t ...

Stop the oil apocalypse

All living creatures on Earth are facing a disaster of biblical proportions with the breach in the Earth surface that is now spewing oil and soon to create the “Mexican Dead Sea. ...