Paper and model show climate impacts of methane leakage from natural gas Environmental Defense Fund
Fracking concerns raised over N.C. homes sold without underground rights McClatchy. Texas homebuilder DH Horton sets neighbor against neighbor.
Frackers Outbid Farmers For Water in Colorado Drought Alternet (Aquifer)
Obama Open to Debate on Drug War, But Legalization Is ‘Not the Answer’ ABC. Some “debate.”
What Amazon’s ebook strategy means Charles Stross
“Although a world leader in digital search capability, Google took the position that searching its employees’ e-mail ‘would be a time-consuming and burdensome task,’ ” the report said.
Unofficial Problem Bank list declines to 944 Institutions Calculated Risk
JPMorgan Said to Transform Treasury to Prop Trading Bloomberg. What could go wrong?
Israel forces airline to cancel tickets of British ‘flytilla’ activists Guardian. Who next?
Sidestepping Debate, Appeals Court Dismisses Airline Passenger, Pilot Lawsuit Over Scanners, Virtual Strip Searches & Full-Body ‘Rub-Downs’ Rutherford Institute. Strange bedfellows!
In justifying the dismissal, U.S. District Court Judge Henry H. Kennedy, Jr. cited a secret order issued by the TSA requiring that the D.C. Court of Appeals hear any reviews of TSA procedures.
What next? Lettres de cachet?
Inter-Parliamentary Union Condemns Government Investigation into Member of Iceland’s Parliament Electronic Frontier Foundation
Police Shooting of Mentally Ill, Unarmed Man in Alabama Triggers March Afro-American News
Why Are McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Intuit Fleeing ALEC? Business Week
ALEC has attracted a wide and wealthy range of supporters precisely because it does its real work in a black box. Membership lists are secret. The origins of the model bills are secret. Deliberations and votes on model bills are secret. The model bills themselves are secret.
ALEC is prefigurative of the government the 1% would like to see. No transparency. No accountability.
As elections approach, France contemplates a bonfire Reuters. French first vote April 22.
How Hillary Got Hot The Daily Beast. Howard Kurtz, who has not yet appeared on Atrios’s little list.
New photos show damaged fuel storage pool at Fukushima plant Asahi Shimbun “Within the next three years, TEPCO plans to begin removing the spent fuel rods from the storage pool.”
Fukushima governor rips restart of Oi nuclear reactors Asahi Shimbun
A Visual Tour of the Fuel Pools of Fukushima George Washington’s Blog
Forum: The Port Huron Statement at 50 Boston Review. Rehabilitating Ayers and Dohrn.
Not Just Another Fake Mona Lisa Times (Christine Monnier)
America: The Gasoline War The Archdruid Report
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