EPA suggests wishy-washy compromise in Indiana BP permit mess Officials from the U.S. EPA have stepped in to quell the furor over a controversial permit the state of Indiana granted to a BP refinery. The permit will allow BP to discharge more ammonia and sludge into Lake Michigan -- at legal limits, but increased over previous amounts. Residents and politicians in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and nationwide are up in arms over the decision: several city councils have passed resolutions opposing it, as has the U.S. House of Representatives; at least one Chicago alderman is calling for a BP boycott; and …
Get Grist in Your Inbox
This little fox loves transit. Should we tell him he just missed his stop?
Millions alive today would have to die before the paleo diet could take over
Washington state just lopped up to $2,500 off the cost of solar panels. Here’s how.
Lay off the almond milk, you ignorant hipsters
Easy tip for biking in a skirt: Put a penny in yo’ pants