Ted Williams's Blog Archive March, 2012

Sportsmen Urge BLM to Move Cautiously on Plans for Oil Shale Development in West

SILT, Colo. – As federal officials consider how to move forward on oil shale development, a sportsmen’s coalition is urging caution because no proven technology exists and the impacts on the West’s public lands, fish, wildlife, water and air quality are unknown.

A Parable for Today

King Erysikhthon ("the tearer up of the earth") chopped down the
sacred grove of the goddess Demeter to build himself a feast-hall. As
punishment Demeter inflicted him with an insatiable hunger that eventually
drove him to devour his own flesh.