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If'n you please, no longer refers to Michigan simply as "a dump"

by: Eric B.

Tue Aug 19, 2014 at 12:11:12 PM EDT


"Too much proximity to folly tends to make it seem normal."--Ed Abbey

As some of you already know, I just got back from backpacking yesterday afternoon. I was gone a week, which was apparently just long enough for this to strike me as idiocy of the highest order.

As other states ban landfills from accepting low-level radioactive waste, up to 36 tons of the sludge already rejected by two other states was slated to arrive in Michigan late last week.

Let me sum up the story for you: A landfill in Wayne County is accepting low-level radioactive fracking waste that other states won't accept and that, in the case of Ohio, the state's were recommending Michigan as a destination. Among the many WTF questions from that previous question is just how much radioactive waste is created through fracking that doesn't actually get removed from the well?

This is your addiction to fossil fuels, people, and it's killing humanity's future one day at a time.

Eric B. :: If'n you please, no longer refers to Michigan simply as "a dump"
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I bet that the Ohio officials are OSU alums (0.00 / 0)
Yeah, we love you, too. :-P

Greetings from Detroit, Ground Zero of the post-industrial future!


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