Archives for May 10, 2009

Costly Superfund dredging set for Hudson River (AP) — People look funny at David Mathis when he takes a dip off his dock in the Hudson River. Health officials have long warned people not to eat fish caught from this slow-flowing stretch south of the Adirondacks and swimming here is unthinkable to many. I worked…

Right Good News for Whale

Nice going, mom! Right whales break birth record (AP) — Right whales have plenty to celebrate this Mother’s Day – the sea moms gave birth to a record 39 calves this spring. Considering that there are only a few hundred of these whales left, this is good news. The “right whales” were originally called that…