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Our confident, high stock market reminds me of another high stock market early in 1929. That was when one of my environmental heros, Gifford Pinchot, buoyed with financial confidence a rising stock market gives, planned the adventure of a lifetime. Financial security and the end of his Governorship of Pennsylvania presented Pinchot with a Continue Reading »
Donald Trump’s re-examination of Bears Ears Monument in Utah, covered by the Antiquities Act, reminded me why the Antiquities Act had been created in the first place in 1903. THE HOMESTEAD ACT Before there was an Antiquities Act, there was a Federal Homestead Act of 1862, where the Federal Government Continue Reading »
To celebrate Earth Day, actor William Shatner has proposed a very good idea. Since there is a severe drought in California, and there is an abundance of water in other areas, why not build a pipeline to bring the water from where it is to where it is needed? Shatner says he will try to raise Continue Reading »
The popularity of the Grand Canyon was partially created by a copper mine. It was called the Anita Mine. It was located about 15 miles from the Grand Canyon South Rim and was small but profitable. However, it was difficult to ship the ore from the mine to where it could be processed. Continue Reading »
Amazing! I have just taken a hike down Bright Angel trail in the Grand Canyon without leaving home thanks to Google Maps.
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