New EPA threat to state’s smog standards

C■ Thomas D. Elias / Columnist alifornians interested in keeping this state’s toughest-in-the-world standards for automotive pollution heaved a sigh of relief when the federal Environmental Protection Agency in early August reversed an earlier decision to delay imposition of new national ozone standards for at least a year. That move came after California and 15…

Pandora’s Box – Part 2

A■ Emmett Campbell / Contributed s expected, the bigots mentioned in my article about Trump opening Pandora’s Box are rearing their ugly heads, and also to be expected, devoid of any intelligent and sensible arguments in the debate, but instead replete with insults and obscenities typical of the mean spirited/low minded people that they are.…

The Spreading Swamp

It’s not human waste I mentioned that’s raining on the swamp: It’s really just more male cow waste. ■ Bob Franken / Columnist It shouldn’t be necessary to say this, but apparently it is: You can’t drain the Washington “swamp” by dumping human waste all over it. That only makes the swamp more of a…