18 April 2015

Challenging the Rhetoric : OIL & GAS: EXTRACTION OPERATIONS POLLUTE WITH IMPUNITY

Advance warning, none of the following are OIL SPILLS. If they were, that would designate all of these instances of pollution on a grand scale by the corporations as accidents. Like spilled milk. These are not accidents to the corporations who have them, no, it’s merely the cost of doing business. Fines are minimal and being held accountable is non-existant as these corporations that have polluted are still doing business. They pay the fines and keep on polluting. 

Read more:

Challenging the Rhetoric : OIL & GAS: EXTRACTION OPERATIONS POLLUTE WITH IMPUNITY: January 21, 2015 ·   by  Anita Stewart

Challenging the Rhetoric : FLORIDA: DIRTY WATER WARS IN PARADISE

One of the most important items on the ballot for Florida Voters in 2014 is Amendment 1, the Florida Water and Land Legacy. Rosemarie, a Hernando County volunteer described the Amendment, “…it will restore the funding Florida has used for decades that protects Florida’s water quality, wildlife habitats and natural beauty.”
In a state surrounded by water and green wild lands and our economy that depends so much on recreating on and near the water, our resources here in Florida are becoming minimal and endangered. Ever-worsening pollution, Big Oil, Big Sugar, Big Agriculture, the incorrect or illegal use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, Red Tide, waste dumping and the actions of the corporations and our elected officials who have permitted these actions have created dangerous situations with our fragile environment.
Read more:

Challenging the Rhetoric : FLORIDA: DIRTY WATER WARS IN PARADISE: October 22, 2014 ·   by  Anita Stewart  

Challenging the Rhetoric : FLORIDA IS SINKING

Florida can be the land of transients, liars, drifters, grifters and thieves. It is most known for the senior citizens, medical care, tourists, Disneyworld, beaches, boating, seafood, tourism (the state’s largest industry) and the craziest and most bizarre news stories. Read more...



Challenging the Rhetoric : FLORIDA IS SINKING: March 11, 2015 ·   by  Anita Stewart