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RLEP ALERT:  Rappahannock Electric is sending out notices to landowners about spraying herbicide under electric lines. In the event you prefer to NOT have herbicide sprayed, they will clear under lines the old fashioned way….by hand or machine.  You must opt out in writing to REC and they will mark your property with an NHA sign…No Herbicide Allowed.  The herbicide is typically glyphosate, also known as Roundup, which may be linked to undesirable health issues as well as insect and stream life.

Pesticides Regulations – HR953 :  This House Bill apparently aims to deregulate the discharge of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and others in or near navigable waterways.  May be worth a read and a written comment to your representatives.

Climate Change Reroutes River in Canadian Yukon in an Instant!  This is amazing.

 Interesting Article on Antarctic ice melt from National Geographic