Rick Perry Calls for a Moratorium on "All Regulations"

August 16, 2011 by  
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Rick Perry, the governor of Texas who succeeded George W. Bush, announced that he’ll be joining the list of GOP presidential candidates last Saturday. And he wasted no time in trying to set himself apart from the pack by outlining some extreme, Tea Party-approved policy ideas. First up? Put a moratorium on all regulations. As in, preventing the FDA from regulating potentially poisonous substances in food. Or stopping the EPA from calling out power plants that are illegally emitting too much toxic pollution. Needless to say, this is a pretty scary idea. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Elusive Conneticut Mountain Lion Finally Found, Unfortunately Dead

June 16, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: KRO-Media / Creative Commons The eastern cougar has been extinct for more than 100 years , according to biologists, but this hasn’t kept people living around Greenwich, Connecticut, from calling local conservation officers with reports of mountain lion sightings. For months, the Department of Environmental Protection fielded calls but paid little attention, stating that the likelih…

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