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Re: Tree Hugger Thread

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neoplacebo wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:18 pm
Vrede too wrote:
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Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:54 pm
Or maybe they'll just ignore it, appeal, and trust in trump's EPA to do what Duke considers the right thing. Hard to say
The people are sovereign, but the Duke never loses in the end.

Send Gov. Cooper a quick note below to thank him for requiring Duke Energy to move all of their toxic coal ash into safer storage.
Well, I hope they will be made to clean up the mess they made and not charge their customers for it. I suppose I should also hope for a bird in the hand just as well.
I would question your cynicism, but we're shipping all of the toxic coal ash to TN.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:08 pm


Thank you for taking the time to contact me about national parks. I appreciate hearing from you.

On February 14, 2019, Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced S. 500, the Restore Our Parks Act. If enacted, this legislation would establish the “National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund,” allocating half of the existing unobligated revenues the government receives from onshore and offshore energy development up to $1.3 billion per year for the next five years. This funding would help address the National Park Service’s $11.6 billion maintenance backlog, including $215 million for projects in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

North Carolina’s natural treasures are some of the most beautiful and diverse of any state in the country, and this legislation would support critical infrastructure as well as visitor services at our national parks. As an avid outdoorsman, I share your interest in protecting natural resources. I joined Senator Portman as an original cosponsor of S. 500 because I believe that we must take appropriate steps to preserve National Parks for future generations to enjoy. Please be assured that if S. 500 or similar legislation comes before the full Senate, I will support it.

Again, thank you for taking the time to contact me. Please do not hesitate to contact me again about other important issues.

Sincerely,

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US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year

Start the movement to ban skyscrapers and replace with windmills!!
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GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:33 pm
US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year

Start the movement to ban skyscrapers and replace with windmills!!
I saw a tree kill a hawk. The hawk was being chased by a mockingbird, but its death was due to the tree.
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:41 pm
GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:33 pm
US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year

Start the movement to ban skyscrapers and replace with windmills!!
I saw a tree kill a hawk. The hawk was being chased by a mockingbird, but its death was due to the tree.
Start the movement for eyeglasses for hawks!
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GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:07 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:41 pm
GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:33 pm
US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year

Start the movement to ban skyscrapers and replace with windmills!!
I saw a tree kill a hawk. The hawk was being chased by a mockingbird, but its death was due to the tree.
Start the movement for eyeglasses for hawks!
It wasn't glasses that he needed. He was doing everything in his power to get away from a pair of mockingbirds. Mom and dad mockingbird were ruthless and much more agile.
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:31 pm
GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:07 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:41 pm
GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:33 pm
US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year

Start the movement to ban skyscrapers and replace with windmills!!
I saw a tree kill a hawk. The hawk was being chased by a mockingbird, but its death was due to the tree.
Start the movement for eyeglasses for hawks!
It wasn't glasses that he needed. He was doing everything in his power to get away from a pair of mockingbirds. Mom and dad mockingbird were ruthless and much more agile.
Kill the mockingbird!!

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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:12 pm

GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:06 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:31 pm
GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:07 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:41 pm
GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:33 pm
US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year

Start the movement to ban skyscrapers and replace with windmills!!
I saw a tree kill a hawk. The hawk was being chased by a mockingbird, but its death was due to the tree.
Start the movement for eyeglasses for hawks!
It wasn't glasses that he needed. He was doing everything in his power to get away from a pair of mockingbirds. Mom and dad mockingbird were ruthless and much more agile.
Kill the mockingbird!!

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We have a rental house near a hospital and a mockingbird that can do a siren.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:09 pm

Skyscrapers topped with trees that are topped with windmills are really rough on birds.
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In the future, when America is great again, birds will walk everywhere. Birds that only hop will soon die out in favor of the walkers.

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On the Nomination (Confirmation David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Secretary of the Interior )

YEAs ---56
All Repugs plus:
Heinrich (D-NM)
King (I-ME)
Manchin (D-WV), of course
Sinema (D-AZ)

NAYs ---41
All Dems plus:
Sanders (I-VT)

Not Voting - 3
Booker (D-NJ)
Harris (D-CA)
Perdue (R-GA)
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Unread post by O Really » Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:53 pm

They're more likely to spend the money defending themselves based on lack of much solid evidence of harm, probably mostly because of...

"In most cases, U.S. chemical regulations do not require that companies prove a chemical is safe before they start selling it. It's up to the EPA to determine whether a substance is unacceptably dangerous and under what circumstances, and typically such analyses begin only after public health concerns are raised."

Maybe it would be a good idea to change that - add it to the to-do list when Trump is gone.

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O Really wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:53 pm
They're more likely to spend the money defending themselves based on lack of much solid evidence of harm, probably mostly because of...

"In most cases, U.S. chemical regulations do not require that companies prove a chemical is safe before they start selling it. It's up to the EPA to determine whether a substance is unacceptably dangerous and under what circumstances, and typically such analyses begin only after public health concerns are raised."

Maybe it would be a good idea to change that - add it to the to-do list when Trump is gone.
And when polluter-beholden pols are gone. Trump didn't cause this pollution, and it's gonna take awhile to create change.

Yeah, idk how this petition fits into a campaign strategy. I hope there is one and calling the bastards out can't hurt.
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Unread post by O Really » Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:10 pm

No, Trump didn't cause this particular pollution, but he's not going to do anything to avoid further pollution whether it's something a little unclear like this one or oil carriers dumping their excess in fish hatcheries.

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Vrede too wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:35 pm
O Really wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:53 pm
They're more likely to spend the money defending themselves based on lack of much solid evidence of harm, probably mostly because of...

"In most cases, U.S. chemical regulations do not require that companies prove a chemical is safe before they start selling it. It's up to the EPA to determine whether a substance is unacceptably dangerous and under what circumstances, and typically such analyses begin only after public health concerns are raised."

Maybe it would be a good idea to change that - add it to the to-do list when Trump is gone.
And when polluter-beholden pols are gone. Trump didn't cause this pollution, and it's gonna take awhile to create change.

Yeah, idk how this petition fits into a campaign strategy. I hope there is one and calling the bastards out can't hurt.

And then even when a dangerous chemical is approved for a specific purpose only, certain companies are free to dump millions of gallons of coretix in an illegal, irresponsible manner while Obama sits idly by.
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