Almost five years ago, a devastating environmental event took place in Tennessee. There was a collapse at a large fossil plant that resulted in ash spill covering a significant portion of land in the community. As is normal in situations like this, an effort to clean up the destruction was put into effect. That cleanup, however, reportedly caused a whole new sort of mess.
Not everything is fairies, princesses and singing creatures in the magical world of Walt Disney Co. With Disney being such a big company, it isn't surprising that it has faced its share of lawsuits in its time. Among those legal hurdles have been environmental disputes.
Environmental activists have renewed their efforts to make Atlanta's schools a cleaner place to learn with the Clean Air Schools campaign. The organization heading the effort, Clean Air Campaign, is encouraging schools to take simple steps like encouraging carpooling, asking people to take the bus, and discouraging idling cars on school grounds.
The Savannah River is very important to Georgia and to South Carolina. Animal life and plant life depend on the quality of the river water. Combatting river pollution, therefore, should be a priority among the public and businesses that surround the Savannah River.
The many people who are glued to their TV screens when Mad Men is on won't have a hard time visualizing marketing as a field that doesn't always have the best intentions. Would Don Draper have a problem pitching a paint product if it might be dangerous to children? He and his team certainly didn't have a problem trying to profit from tobacco.