Pollution

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The angled photograph on the right shows an area he initially circled for the Star and where he believed the barrels were dumped. This circle drawn by Glowacki has been overlaid on an aerial map of the area from 1968. Aerial photo is from 1968. Archives of Ontario ref. RG 1-429-7.  (Sources: Mapbox, Ministry of Natural Resources Aerial Photography at the Archives of Ontario, Map by William Davis)
An investigation by environmental volunteers and The Toronto Star has uncovered the "bombshell revelation" that soil surrounding an old paper mill is contaminated with mercury, amounting to what many are calling a "smoking gun" in the ongoing poisoning of the Grassy Narrows First Nation community. The reporting, published Thursday, said that soil...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Volkswagen on Wednesday agreed to plead guilty to three criminal felony counts...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Offshore oil rig
An oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico caught fire at about 2:30am Thursday...

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It seems the culture wars have gone on the open road, with diesel-truck-driving manly men asserting their manliness by rollin' coal - dumping excess fuel into their engines to rev up billowing dense black clouds of soot - onto wussy hybrid drivers, pedestrians and other liberal losers 'cause, dude, cool! Even some truck freaks argue rollin' coal anywhere except at designated drag strips is dangerous, environmentally catastrophic and dumb - aka: "an asshat move by little boys impressed with...