Nick Russell on June 30th, 2011

In 2005, a federal judge ruled that ballast water from oceangoing ships is a pollutant and must be regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency, under the Clean Water Act. This was in response to the invasion by zebra mussels, tiny black-and-white striped bivalves that are related to clams and oysters. The troublesome creatures are native […]

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Nick Russell on March 4th, 2010

Last year, about 1.3 million factory jobs disappeared in America, according to USA Today. Every year we see more and more of our jobs moving to Mexico, China, and other countries, while Americans are left with fewer and fewer options to find employment. As companies close down or ship jobs offshore, we see small towns […]

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