Saturday, May 17, 2014

This and that, 5/17/2014

This looks like it would be interesting if I had a good dictionary and a couple of hours to figure out what was going on. Right now, I think I can understand just enough of this to get everything wrong:

Lateral hyporheic exchange throughout the Mississippi River network


Kind of far from the Ohio River -- it's on the New York State border in the northeastern part of the state -- but I figure we will see more power plants being built to take advantage of Marcellus and Utica shale gas as reliance on coal declines for various reasons.


ASYLUM TOWNSHIP — A construction site in Bradford County is the future home of the Panda Liberty Generating Station. It will be the first new power plant in Pennsylvania to convert natural gas from Marcellus Shale drilling into electricity.


And here's one person's account of the water walk being done by members of the Ojibwe Nation along the Ohio River.

The Ohio River has been tough for me to ignore. I often wince involuntarily when I pass its befouled water and look away with a pang of guilt.