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Happy Earth Day From An Erstwhile Dam Builder Who Helped Save A Lake - Really!

3 years agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Instead of writing a long blog post about Earth Day 2012 (#42!) I plan to go for a bike ride on this glorious, sunny day (two in a row!) in the rain-soaked Willamette Valley. But not before a short brain-dump. I remember the first Earth Day in 1970. I was...
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Heavy Soaking Tonight, Tomorrow

United States / New York : Gothamist (7 years ago)

Tomorrow would be a good day to sleep in. All day. It may be sunny outside this morning but that sun is about to be replaced with clouds and heavy rain as a massive storm move up the Ohio Valley. The storm dumped nine inches of s... Read Post

NYPD Ticketing Cyclists For Riding On A Bike Path

United States / New York : Gothamist (2 hours ago)

Back in November, a cyclist riding on the 96th Street path in Central Park was pulled over by a police officer wearing a bike helmet. The cyclist’s offense: riding on the 96th Street path, which was designated as a shared bike and p... Read Post

Canyon carved in just three days in Texas flood: Insight into ancient flood events on Earth and Mars

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

In the summer of 2002, a week of heavy rains in Central Texas caused Canyon Lake -- the reservoir of the Canyon Dam -- to flood over its spillway and down the Guadalupe River Valley in a planned diversion to save the dam from catast... Read Post


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