Nitin Jayram Gadkari – A Good Water Grabber

I have said many times that when it comes to water, man thinks way too small to have the impact necessary to solve our growing and future water needs. In California for instance, where water is available in abundance, Governor Jerry Brown forces usage restrictions and dumps away billions of gallons of fresh drinking water rather than build sorely needed additional reservoir capacity to collect the bounty of water the…

Memphis’ Water Example – How Not To Do It

Citations throughout my blog and worldwide for that matter, document just how economically powerful water infrastructure is. Water.Org describes that every dollar of investment in infrastructure results in 4 dollars of economic benefit. Logically, new infrastructure means new jobs, new tax revenue, and new businesses coming to take advantage of the water bounty. Once again, enter my hometown Memphis as a perfect example of how to behave irresponsibly and foolishly.…

The Environmental Costs Of Recycling

To the every-day man the process of personal recycling is accepted without challenge as being good for the environment and good for the planet. Indeed, those who engage in personal recycling generally are proud, even smug about their own contribution to saving the planet. But should we feel good about recycling? Is it really good for the planet? Are we effective recycle-ers? Well, let’s look a little deeper to find…