Journalist Greg McMillan of TheGreenHub.ca scours the internet daily for up-to-the-minute green stories that are important to you. His compilation of news items from around The Green Hub plus quirky tidbits and trends makes sure you are in the loop …. without doing the time-consuming legwork.
CALL IT a coincidence if you like – couldn’t be something called The Japan Syndrome, could it? – but Ontario nuclear utility Bruce Power is delaying plans to ship radioactive steam generators through the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River …. Protesters have been worrying that an accident in the Great Lakes would harm the fresh water supply to 40 million people ….
…. Food fight! …. In Norfolk no less …. Ten service clubs will be competing against each other to see who can bring in the most cash and donations for the county’s five food banks. Says Norfolk Mayor Dennis Travale: “Fighting hunger, it is pressing need. Underlying hunger is poverty, that is the chief cause.”
…. Paris students are wearing green in support of 15-year-old schoolmate who is in hospital after an accident involving a train …
…. A solitary voice from the middle of ‘nowhere’ wonders what changed his mind about industrial wind turbines ….
Last but not least: Any way you look at it, this has not been a good week for turtles. First, we heard about how a tortoise’s leg was amputated and then replaced by wheels, now an unusual number of dead sea turtles are washing up along the shore of the Gulf of Mexico near Mississippi ….
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