By Falon French HEC has been encouraging members to test water quality in their backyards for years. To help volunteers get started, the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation holds a bi-annual Wabash Sampling Blitz for all Lafayette area residents who want to learn more about water quality. As always, I yanked on my waders and headed […]

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By Falon French This summer we have witnessed numerous food recalls: Romaine and bagged salads were recalled for E. coli and Listeria contamination, alfalfa sprouts were recalled for Salmonella contamination, and even Spagetti-os have been recalled for underprocessing. In prior years, we have all heard about E. coli and Salmonella contamination of tomatoes, green onions, […]

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By Falon French During my first month with HEC (way back in the dark ages of the Bush presidency) one of the Lafayette area regional councilors sent me an article on the failure of the environmental movement.  In this article, all of the legal loopholes that allow corporations to poison our air and water were […]

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