President Donald Trump’s reckless and feckless Secretary of the Interior slumps from office under the weight of fifteen investigations.
Like a faux country and western musician who wears a ten-gallon hat for credibility, Zinke’s pretense to Interior Secretary has worn thin.
The return of Hudson rivermen to work the annual shad run was a biological event that signaled the season. No longer.
Chair of the Senate Environment Committee says constituents have a new “spring in their step” thanks to EPA’s Pruitt.
Pruitt and Zinke will follow the same ignominious ext as the environment team Pres. Reagan promised to keep.
“in our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves . . . Earth is where we make our stand.”
I was once asked to write a letter to the Children of 2100, for a time capsule. I thought long about human achievements that could endure a century’s passing. Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and the first manned landing on the moon stood out as symbols of the age.
EarthDesk will be offline during the semester break. If you need some reading material, search EarthDesk using the term “homeless.” During the holiday season, remember the less fortunate in the human and natural environment who need your help. See you in January.
Maurice Hinchey changed forever the environmental stakes in New York State. He pursued corporations, organized crime and the United States Army with equal and unprecedented vigor, and was a tireless legislative advocate for the Hudson River.