New Jersey has a bit of a reputation as being a filthy industrial wasteland that's probably not suitable for human habitation -- and the fact that parts of the state have green drinking water is not helping.Water, as you know, is supposed to be clear. In certain parts of Jersey, however, the water h ... More >>
The Times reports today on the "slow boil" over water issues now playing out between Upstate communities and New York City. Ulster County, for example, has been pissed at the City for years. The county says that it's unfairly had to endure "development bans, flooded basements and ruined crops" just ... More >>
Mayor Mike Bloomberg has had his share of public reservations about hydrofracking, urging government honchos to keep drilling far from NYC's water. The City's environmental agency is on board, too.
But a strange little newsletter released this afternoon from the Department of Environmental Protect ... More >>
This morning we learned that Bill Thompson is $1,000
delinquent on his own water bills (Post, Page four, 4"-inch
deep hedline: "H2OWE trouble for Bill" ). Okay, not a huge
amount of money, but such debts don't inspire confidence in
a would-be mayor.
Now, this afternoon, a much bigger water ball ... More >>