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Monthly Archives: February 2006
Here’s a rundown on plans to open the Fourteeners back up:
Backcountry accident reports on the wires on February 16, 2006.
Download our Google Earth tour of Brokeback Mountain locations here You of course need the free program Google Earth installed and a high bandwidth internet connection. This was all prompted by the most popular thread ever when we discussed whether … Continue reading
Backcountry accident reports through February 14, 2006.
I have posted a Google Earth tour of the Taum Sauk reservoir showing how the wall of water actually went upstream of the Ameren complex.
The Forest Service hopes to raise $800 million by selling 300,000 acres of national forest land in “isolated parcels” to secure funding for rural schools. That amounts to 469 square miles and is less than 1 percent of the National … Continue reading
Mount LeConte Lodge With Pigeon Forge Below Originally uploaded by americasroof. The Washington Post has this advice on dogs in the Smokies. The national park does allow dogs in campgrounds, picnic areas and along roads, including scenic overlooks — but … Continue reading
NASA has cancelled funding plans for the controversial Outrigger telescope on top of Mauna Kea.
Here’s an amusing (tongue in cheek) tale of 85-year-old Mary Woodbridge to climb Everest with her dachsund Daisy.
Unusual color in Black River Originally uploaded by Burningbird. Missouri reports that efforts to make the Black River clear again following the December 14 Taum Sauk disaster apparently have failed The Park City Daily Tribune quoted Randy Crawford, of the … Continue reading
A Baby’s Socks Originally uploaded by Burningbird. Burningbird at Flickr has a gallery of photos that show the human consequences of the Taum Sauk reservoir disaster. At the risk sensationalizing the heartache of Taum Sauk superintendent Jerry Toop whose family … Continue reading
Missouri is mulling the possibilities of a Taum Sauk Disaster Museum similar to the Times Beach Dioxin Museum in St. Louis County.
Cooling Tower 12.2.2005 Originally uploaded by 10thAvenue Environmental groups are concerned that Ameren is going to use the Taum Sauk disaster as an excuse to build Missouri’s second nuclear power plant at its Callaway County site or perhaps will resurrect … Continue reading
Ameren, which survived the bad press following the Taum Sauk disaster, is now talking bankruptcy sending its stock into a nose dive.