There’s an informative and provocative story out today on the environmental impacts of oil.
The headline:Millions Of Barrels Of Oil Safely Reach Port In Major Environmental Catastrophe
The sound bite: “We’re looking at a crisis of cataclysmic proportions,” said Charles Hartsell, an environmental scientist at Tufts University. “In a matter of days, this oil may be refined into a lighter substance that, when burned as fuel in vehicles, homes, and businesses, will poison the earth’s atmosphere on a terrifying scale.”
The source: who else but America’s Finest News Source.
Read it and laugh. Or weep. Your choice.
Associate Director and Senior Policy Analyst, Frontier Group
Tony Dutzik is associate director and senior policy analyst with Frontier Group. His research and ideas on climate, energy and transportation policy have helped shape public policy debates across the U.S., and have earned coverage in media outlets from the New York Times to National Public Radio. A former journalist, Tony lives and works in Boston.