Wastewater Pipline – Good For The Mississippi River?

Recently there was an announcement made that a waste-water pipeline carrying as much as 3 million gallons per day of factory waste water as well as another 1/2 million gallons of sewage plant discharge was approved to empty into the Mississippi River,just east of Memphis. Activists and citizens are now up in arms with concerns about irresponsible pollution of our natural resources. Once again however, these protests not only lack…

The Problems With Pipelines

The first and foremost problem with pipelines is our collective failure to realize how important they are. As I write, our nation is being fed by 2.5 million miles of existing pipelines, bringing us oil, natural gas and hazardous chemicals in order that our way of life can continue. We love to condemn the companies who construct the pipelines, but you won’t find us condemning the companies who make the…