Ted Williams's Blog Archive August, 2012

BILLFISH CONSERVATION ACT ADVANCES IN HOUSE

Anglers and conservationists scored a big victory in Congress on August 1st as the Billfish Conservation Act was unanimously approved by the House Natural Resources Committee for future floor consideration. With only minor modifications, H.R.

Worcester: SHUT UP AND CLEAN UP

I can’t think of a city in the U.S. more environmentally irresponsible and socially selfish than Worcester, Mass. It is a regional and national embarrassment, fouling downstream communities all the way to Providence, Rhode Island. If it had invested the taxpayer money it has squandered in its failed and frivolous lawsuits against the EPA in an effort to duck its legal and moral responsibilities under the Clean Water Act, it would have more than paid for the modest upgrades in sewage treatment that law requires it to undertake. It has consistently lied about what those costs would be. Finally a federal court has stuffed the city.