• strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/smartash/public_html/modules/acquia/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home/smartash/public_html/modules/acquia/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 744.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/smartash/public_html/modules/acquia/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/smartash/public_html/modules/acquia/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/smartash/public_html/modules/acquia/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 159.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/smartash/public_html/modules/acquia/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/smartash/public_html/modules/acquia/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/smartash/public_html/modules/acquia/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.

January 2009

Hundreds of Coal Ash Dumps Lack Significant Regulation

(New York Times 1-6-09) - The coal ash pond that ruptured and sent a billion gallons of toxic sludge across 300 acres of East Tennessee last month was only one of more than 1,300 similar dumps across the United States.
 
www.nytimes.com/2009/01/07/us/07sludge.html

Tahoe's Green Scene

(San Francisco Chronicle 1-4-09) From the outside, the three-story redwood building with the attractive gabled roof blends with its surroundings at conifer-dotted Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village. But it's not a redwood building, and the roof is not merely decorative; it contains a complex conservation system. As to the building's siding that looks like wood - it's concrete, stamped and colored. In addition to providing good insulation, it's made of recycled material as well. The concrete contains 25 percent fly ash, a by-product of coal combustion in power plants.

Tennessee Sludge Contains Elevated Levels of Arsenic

(CNN 1-3-09) The drinking water in the area of last month's coal-sludge spill in eastern Tennessee is safe, but elevated levels of arsenic have been found in the sludge, authorities said.
 
www.cnn.com/2009/US/01/02/tennessee.sludge/