Is the Gulf Oil Spill Really That Big of a Deal?

May 4, 2010 by  
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This is a big deal. Photo via CBC I mean, come on — it’s not like it’s the biggest oil spill ever or anything

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India Establishes National Environmental Tribunal – Should The US Start One Too?

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Just as the scale of the BP oil spill starts really sinking in–leaking first 1,000 barrels a day, then 5,000, now maybe 20,000 barrels (that’s 850,000 gallons)–comes word that India has established, after much debate in the past year or so, a National Green Tribunal , with the main bench to be located in Bhopal, site of one of the worst industrial / social / environmental disasters in the world. Which got me wondering, should the United States also have special environmental courts? Now there well may be

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Weekday Vegetarian: Fiddlehead, Wild Leek and Asparagus Ragout

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Photo: Kelly Rossiter My refrigerator was brimming with spring vegetables I got at the market and I was making lunch for one. I thought the sensible thing to do was put them all together and make a spring vegetable ragout. …

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