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Postby Wilberforce » Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:16 pm

Atmospheric Dumping In Your Area

Here is some compelling video and slide shows of what may be
considered to be "atmospheric dumping" - and it is all perfectly legal! ... =325104567

Please send your pictures to us!
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Postby FriendofAir » Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:39 am

Well done.

It is hard to believe that there is not a successful lawsuit in there somewhere.
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Postby Wilberforce » Wed Mar 11, 2009 9:59 am

                                7 Million Pounds Of Beach Trash Collected
400,000 Volunteers Picked Up Litter From 17,000 Miles Of Coastline On One Day Last Year

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 10, 2009

(CBS/AP) The Ocean Conservancy says nearly seven million pounds of debris was collected
during a single day last year from the world's seas, waterways and shorelines.

According to the group's report released Tuesday, nearly 400,000 volunteers scoured about
17,000 miles of coastline, river bottoms and ocean floors during its 23rd International Coastal
Cleanup in September.

Cigarette butts topped the list of trash collected with more than 3.2 million. That's followed
by about 1.4 million plastic bags. Volunteers also collected 26,585 tires, enough for 6,646
cars - and a spare.

Of the 104 participating countries, about half the volunteers were from the U.S. The Philippines,
Canada and Japan had the largest international turnout.

The next cleanup is Sept. 19.

Top 10 debris items found worldwide during the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal
Cleanup in September 2008:

1) Cigarettes and filters, 3,216,991

2) Plastic bags, 1,377,141

3) Food wrappers and containers, 942,620

4) Caps and lids, 937,804

5) Plastic bottles, 714,892

6) Paper bags, 530,607

7) Straws and stirrers, 509,593

8) Cups, plates, forks, knives and spoons, 441,053

9) Glass bottles, 434,990

10) Drink cans, 401,412

source ... 6486.shtml
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Postby Wilberforce » Wed Mar 11, 2009 10:11 am

What does beach trash have to do with air toxic-waste dumping?
Everything! These are almost always the same careless people
who have a cavalier attitude about all of their waste products.

This includes cigarette smokers in particular. I work at a college.
Everywhere there are cigarette butts scattered on the walkways
and lawn, and there are no lack of ashtray/trash bins. If you look
in an ashtray, you might find a dozen butts, while twenty dozen
butts are scattered on the ground within ten feet of the ashtray.

First they pollute the air, then the ground. Great reason to outlaw
tobacco! Don't like that idea, smokers? Then stop littering, as the
vast majority of you do. Don't be in denial. You know you're guilty.
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