Legislator hopes to save shellfish

Legislator hopes to save shellfish

There are 9 comments on the Crosscut.com story from Feb 4, 2013, titled Legislator hopes to save shellfish. In it, Crosscut.com reports that:

A lawmaker hopes to use the recommendations of a state panel to deal with the increasing acidification of the Pacific and Puget Sound caused by global warming.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Crosscut.com.

PHD

Cibolo, TX

#1 Feb 5, 2013
Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas island, introduced a bill Friday to create a council to advise the state government on how to tackle ocean acidification. The bill also calls for considering the acidity of water runoff in urban planning efforts.

The CWA made it unlawful to discharge any pollutant from a point source into navigable waters, unless a permit was obtained. EPA's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program controls discharges. Point sources are discrete conveyances such as pipes or man-made ditches. Individual homes that are connected to a municipal system, use a septic system, or do not have a surface discharge do not need an NPDES permit; however, industrial, municipal, and other facilities must obtain permits if their discharges go directly to surface waters.

More of the same, wasting real tax payer’s dollars.
SpaceBlues

United States

#2 Feb 12, 2013
What are the tax dollars for?
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#3 Feb 13, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
What are the tax dollars for?
With hope, we can use them to research why you believe scientific science fiction.
SpaceBlues

United States

#4 Feb 13, 2013
What are the tax dollars for if not for the many?
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#5 Feb 13, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
What are the tax dollars for if not for the many?
With hope, we can use them to research why you believe scientific science fiction.
SpaceBlues

United States

#6 Feb 13, 2013
What are the tax dollars for, people?
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#7 Feb 13, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
What are the tax dollars for, people?
To explain why you keep hitting the bottle again and again.
SpaceBlues

Cypress, TX

#8 Feb 16, 2013
What are the tax dollars for?
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#9 Feb 17, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
What are the tax dollars for?
Real taxpayers would not ask they already know.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Democrat Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Barack Obama, our next President (Nov '08) 4 min Fitius T Bluster 1,565,221
News BARACK OBAMA BIRTH CERTIFICATE: Suit contesting... (Jan '09) 7 min Dr Guru 242,281
News Democrats Announce Bipartisan Agreement on Sanc... 7 min Red Crosse 20
News Democrats, civil rights group aim to block Trum... 8 min inbred Genius 142
News A call for change as human smugglinga Read Stor... 12 min NotSoDivineMsM 2
News House to consider ban on transgender surgery fo... 19 min Palin s Turkey Th... 194
News Rep. John Lewis leads march through San Diego C... 27 min spud 7
Election 'Fox News Sunday' to Host Kentucky Senate Debate (Oct '10) 1 hr CodeTalker 279,804
More from around the web