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PIERCE COUNTY: 8/24/17 Board of Health Meeting
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December 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Study estimates billions from tolls, but with caveats; 4 Amish schoolhouse shootings confirmed; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin can collect $14 billion to $41 billion from tolls on interstate highways from 2020 through 2050. But a newly released consultant's report also says it would cost up to$400 million to install the tolling system -- and it would need federal approval that's far...
December 29, 2016 - 9:16am
March 10, 2010
Letter: Human-caused climate change concept's widely accepted, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Glad to help you with your latest problem, Sanjeev. When you copy drivel from one of your climate change denier websites and foist it off on the Ellsworth public, that doesn't qualify as "science." It is just more drivel from a denier website, masquerading as science. Perhaps...
March 10, 2010 - 10:28am
February 24, 2010
Letter: Global warming hysteria's based on faulty models, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Ron (Blatherer) Zaudke needs to educate himself on the issues instead of blathering about them, he would stop being duped by snake oil salesmen peddling their wares to steal his money. Global warming hysteria is based on climate computer models that don't work. If...
February 24, 2010 - 9:23am
February 17, 2010
Letter: Scientists, groups de-bunked warming deniers' claims, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Get a grip there, Sanjeev. Your little chart from some denier website has already been de-bunked by dozens of actual scientists and scientific organizations, as opposed to the political propagandists who inhabit your right-wing echo chamber. A nice summary is available...
February 17, 2010 - 9:37am
January 13, 2010
Letter: E-mails stolen, so aren't credible is fallacy, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Mr. Zaudke's straw man fallacy is at work again: The e-mails were stolen, so they are not credible. A small but a notable group of global warming scientists are altering data and hiding their work, but that has no bearing on anything. Zaudke never divulges any information...
January 13, 2010 - 10:48am
Letter: 'Warmers' have no answer to those annoying facts, he says
TO THE EDITOR: According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Snow and Ice Data Center, the Antarctic has 90 percent of the world's sea ice and had the most ice ever recorded at the end of 2008. Also according to NASA, the warmest years in the United...
January 13, 2010 - 10:47am
December 16, 2009
Letter: Free at last from global warming nonsense, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Free at last, free at last, thank God almighty we are free at last. With all due respect to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we are finally free from all the global warming nonsense. The global warming fraud ended on Nov.
December 16, 2009 - 10:35am
August 19, 2009
He shares Canadian astronaut's perspective on the Earth
TO THE EDITOR: At last, one of the global warming proponents acknowledges that information distilled from climate research papers I am reading is a factoid. Of course, he hasn't offered one so far. If he does offer a "factoid," it may be that debunked hockey stick graph by Mann,...
August 19, 2009 - 1:15pm
August 12, 2009
Second coldest July since 1873, he says
TO THE EDITOR: According to the Minnesota Climatology Office and the National Weather Service in La Crosse for the month of July, Rochester, Minn., experienced the second coldest month since 1873. Coincidentally, the coldest July ever for Rochester was in 1992 and the third coldest...
August 12, 2009 - 12:29pm
Writer on Earth's age, temperature is making progress, he says
TO THE EDITOR: It seems as if some local letter writers who represent the political right are gaining knowledge. We had one letter writer who accepted the fact that the Earth is at least 10,000 years old. This is a big improvement from when he told us the Earth is only 6,000 years...
August 12, 2009 - 12:26pm
They need course in science, not science fiction, he says
TO THE EDITOR: "Some people will do anything to save the Earth, except take a science course." -- Patrick Jake O'Rourke. Everything depends on how an issue is framed; the issue of global warming has been framed by a single question: Does the carbon dioxide emitted by industrialized...
August 12, 2009 - 12:16pm
August 5, 2009
Be skeptical of global warming deniers, he says
Be skeptical of global warming deniers, he says TO THE EDITOR: Sorry, but a series of factoids gleaned from global-warming denier websites is not going to change the fact that the vast majority of the world's real scientists (and governments) are in agreement that the earth's climate...
August 5, 2009 - 1:49pm
July 29, 2009
He lists reasons to be skeptical of Kyoto claims
TO THE EDITOR: Listed below are four reasons why you should be skeptical of the Kyoto claims. One should be very wary of the UN's yearly IPCC reports, especially the SPMs (Summary For Policy Makers), which have become notorious for their bias, tendency to overstate problems and...
July 29, 2009 - 10:14am
July 17, 2009
Judges consider steel plant impact
ST. PAUL - The future of Minnesota's largest-ever industrial development is in the hands of three state Appeals Court judges. Environmental groups want the judges to order state Department of Natural Resources officials to take a closer look at how Essar Steel Minnesota's planned...
July 17, 2009 - 8:16am
July 15, 2009
He rebuts climate change denier
TO THE EDITOR: The penultimate argument of failed logic resorts to name calling. The ultimate proof of failed logic is often referred to as Godwin's theory. This involves comparing the opposite view to Nazis or Hitler. Mr. Pazdernik's argument against global warming has reached...
July 15, 2009 - 12:25pm