A Few Things Ill Considered

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Putting out fire with gasoline?

Corexit was a big news topic at the beginning of this tragic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the gulf of Mexico but it seems little talked about now. There is no question that BP’s calculation in its decision to use so much of this toxic chemical prioritizes the cosmetics of the situation over ecological impact…

Delusions of supression

A very frequent whinge from climate change denialists is that the big bad environmental industrial complex is suppressing any dissent from the pre-approved party line. This is never accompanied by any actual evidence beyond an occasional anecdote. One such anecdote emerged last June in what was trumpeted as the EPA supressing one of its own…

This just reported today from the Washington Post: