[FoRK] Bush's tanking approval ratings

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Tue Apr 12 09:31:17 PDT 2005


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Eugen Leitl writes:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 10:41:20PM -0400, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> 
> > Have you ever flown over the Rockies?  There's nothing down there but 
> 
> No. Some 12.5 % of Germany is covered with structures, half that completely
> sealed (cement, concrete, etc).
> 
> > rock for hundreds of miles.  I'm aware of a few landfill areas and it 
> > seems that 5 million US residents create a smallish mountain every 20-50 
> > years.  Storage space isn't really an issue.  I view recycling purely as 
> 
> Do you realize that landfills have to be managed? They spew methane, and
> leech toxic water into the underlying water table.

Ooh -- water table pollution from waste dumps -- a perfect link to plug
John Brunner's _The Sheep Look Up_!

I just read it for the first time a couple of weeks ago.  What a fantastic
book. Read it if you haven't already!

- --j.
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