Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update

*  News from Michigan about two contaminants found in groundwater used for drinking water.  The report forced the anguished question: just how isolated or singular was MI’s struggle with lead, or is lead just one element in a witches brew […]

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Don’t Drink The Water

By Greg Sitek
Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink …
Actually this line should read, “Water, water, every where,Nor any drop to drink.” It’s from Part II, ninth verse of “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor […]

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Ohio’s Infrastructure Receives A Grade Of C-

The Ohio Council of Local Sections of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) recently released 2009 Ohio Infrastructure Report Card gives that state’s infrastructure a grade of C-.
The report graded the current condition of 10 infrastructure areas that are […]

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ASCE State-By-State Infrastructure Assessment

The following is the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2009 Report Card assessment of how each state’s infrastructure measures up. How well is your state doing?
AlabamaTop Three Infrastructure Concerns:
1. Roads 2. Wastewater3. Bridges
Key Infrastructure Facts
· 26% of […]

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