Based on the testimony of around 50 eloquent speakers at a public hearing on the West Virginia chemical spill, I think it's pretty safe to say that the people affected are not amused. Further, the people are expecting the legislature to step up and pass some strong regulations to ensure it won't happen again. You can watch the testimony here.
WORTH A LOOK. Here's an op-ed by the president of the WV Council of Churches opposing proposed cuts to programs for vulnerable families in the state budget.
A CALL TO ACTION.Two friends of mine lay it out here.
GOAT ROPE ADVISORY LEVEL: ELEVATED