Pollution

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
White River, near the location of the proposed rights-of-way
The proposed massive oil shale project would drain more than 3 billion gallons of water per year from the Green River
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Plastic production and disposal is responsible for high greenhouse gas emissions, warns a new report.
"It has long been clear that plastic threatens the global environment and puts...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A plastic bag found on the bottom of the Mariana Trench.
"Our waste is finding its way into the planet's most remote environments."

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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...