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Environment

POTUS for WOTUS
Tweet Last February, President Trump issued an executive order directing the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army for Civil Works to review the Clean Water Rule and “publish a proposed rule for notice and comment rescinding or revising the rule.” As with all great government edicts, a schedule of public meetings ensued for WOTUS (Waters [...]..

Forecast: Cloudy and Clear
Tweet This is the Age of the Cloud, when the term that once referred to a billowing mass of water vapor wafting gently through the sky now means a virtual storehouse for every imaginable kind of data. We upload the contents of our devices to cyberspace, trusting we’ll be able to access what we need [...]..

Business

Tacos and Pizza and Beer, Oh My
Tweet Who lies awake at night dreaming of food holidays? Probably someone whose business involves enticing customers to buy their products — or someone who really enjoys eating. Maybe it’s a corporate event planner whose j..
It’s Our Quarter Century!
Tweet This month, Impact Absorbents celebrates our 25th anniversary, thanks to you. Back in 1992, when the Tharp family began experimenting to create an absorbent product, they had one focus: to create the best, most effective, en..

Safety

Bk 2 Skl
Tweet In these device-laden times, educational mainstays such as spelling and syntax are taking a beating. Texting demands brevity, Twitter turns on 140 or fewer characters per post, and many of the sites most popular with younger..
Becoming A Spill Clean Up Champion
Tweet When the rock group Queen sang, “We Are the Champions,” they probably didn’t have raceways in mind. (Then again, a title like that seems applicable to racing…). Whatever their intent, we know raceways exp..

Residential

House Sale Spruce Up
Tweet Thinking about putting your home on the market this spring? If so, you’ll want to put its “best face forward” to attract potential buyers. And that probably means a paint job. In your enthusiasm, however, y..
Puppy Love? Yes, but not the mess!
Tweet Spring is a wonderful time to welcome a new puppy into the family. Dogs are so cuddly and cute at six or eight weeks of age — just like human infants. And, just like human babies, dogs don’t tend to enter life potty ..

Pollution

Ready to Run Off?
Tweet With spring in the air, you may be getting ready to don your sneakers and start running to get in shape. But before you run off, consider the runoff you might need to attend to first: the overland flow from snow melt and win..
Mine Your Own Business: Toxic Leaks
Tweet “Over 30,000 mines are leaking toxic waste into American waterways,” screams the headline on Inhabitat.com, which then rightly asks, “If the Environmental Protection Agency, which caused the Animas River sp..