And, sure enough, logging above the area of the current landslide appears to have gone beyond the legal limits, into the area that slid, according to a report in The Seattle Times.
Yes, but who wants to listen to warnings by pesky scientists, to pay heed to predictions by environmental nags, or allow an intrusive government to limit private property rights? That’s how these issues get cast. And that’s why reports like the ones done on the Stillaguamish get shelved. The people living near Oso say nobody ever informed them of the past predictions.
-- Timothy Egan, A Mudslide, Foretold, New York Times, March 29, 2014
Sunday, March 30, 2014
"Warnings by Pesky Scientists"
Posted by David Appell at 3/30/2014 10:38:00 AM