The Forest Service is on the verge of making a terrible decision that could damage Grand Canyon National Park, perhaps forgetting the agency’s motto to “sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests…to meet the needs of present and future generations.
Update, May 19, 2015: Gov. Greg Abbot has signed the bill that makes it illegal for cities and towns to ban fracking in the Lone Star State.
A couple of weeks ago President Obama connected climate change and the pollution that causes it to the asthma that his daughter, Malia, suffered from as a young child.
“What I can relate to is the fear a parent has, when your 4-year-old daughter comes up to you and says, ‘Daddy, I’m having trouble breathing,’ Obama said in an interview broadcast on ABC. “The fright you feel is terrible.”
Julie Carlevaro is a Development Assistant in San Francisco, CA.