Thursday, October 22, 2009

Dirty river

More on this later, I hope, but I'm a bit tardy getting this much up.

A group called Environment Illinois has released a report of which rivers receive the most toxic waste discharges. The river that receives the most is -- not really that big of a surprise -- is our own Ohio River.

News release is here. You can follow the links from there.

Delta Queen loses one (UPDATED)

Oh, well, time to look in another direction. A Congressman's attempt to put the Delta Queen back on the rivers was rejected by leadership. That's not surprising, though. 

UPDATE: Here's a link to a piece I wrote in the Huntington newspaper about a year and a half ago.