Tag: rivers

Home /
img

Cleaning Up the Cuyahoga

By
|
In General
|
On November 18, 2018
In 1969, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland caught on fire. This was hardly the first time. It had happened several times actually. In fact, it was so not notable that there are no known images of the fire. It was too commonplace. But nationally, thanks to a Time article about it, it became a huge […]

Thames Mud Butter

By
|
On July 1, 2014

Rebecca Onion’s latest Slate Vault piece is typically good, about pollution in the 19th century Thames River. She suggests reading this link at your own risk if you really like pollution stories

The Mekong

By
|
On May 25, 2013

The decline of wildlife along the Mekong River, and really in all of Southeast Asia, has reached crisis levels. Between widespread development and the Chinese desire to kill every mammal in existence,

Cleaning the Rivers

By
|
On August 14, 2012

A very good piece on the trickiness of Superfund attempts to clean up rivers. Is it better to clean up the toxic sludge at the bottom of rivers flowing through industrial sites, even though it could s

It is main inner container footer text