W.R. Grace succeeds in stifling key government witness

UPDATE: at bottom It took just minutes for W.R. Grace’s top lawyer to begin denouncing the scientific qualifications of the government’s chief witness and the man who led the government’s efforts to protect the people of Libby from the asbestos … Continue reading

Toxic crusader still scorned by small town politicians

If there were a poster child for the overused saying that “no good deeds go unpunished,” it would be Patty Martin. Chuck Allen, a reporter for the Quincy Valley Post Register, wrote a story today about the Quincy City Council … Continue reading

Nuke cops want a tally of missing radioactive EXIT signs.

Here’s something else to worry about. It seems the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has become a bit concerned about the security or, at least the location of, hundreds of thousands of glow-in-the-dark exit signs that are being used throughout the … Continue reading

More orders tie hands of prosecution in W.R. Grace trial

About 840 people have made the effort to comment on my story Monday on U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy’s ruling that victims of alleged criminal actions by W.R. Grace cannot testify at and observe the nation’s largest environmental criminal trial … Continue reading