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Mean and green

by Theresa Peluso Part 1: Green, but not so mean As gardeners everywhere in Lanark County yank out yet another pesky weed from their lawn or...

Theresa Peluso, author of the article about pipe conversion to carry oil, responds to...

Editor of The Millstone I thank Mr. Lee for his comments, and welcome this opportunity to answer his objections by elaborating on the points I...

Water, water everywhere? Or plastic, plastic everywhere?

Part 2:  Bags and bottles by Theresa Peluso In Part 1 of this topic on how plastic is polluting our rivers, lakes and oceans, I gave...

Environmentalists – defying stereotypes

by Theresa Peluso What do poets, saints, teenagers, old women, politicians, housewives, scientists, cowboys and Indians, fishermen, farmers, lawyers, and artists have in common?  Read...

Shhh!

by Theresa Peluso  There you are on a fine summer evening, sitting by the lake, quietly contemplating the sunset and the croaks and calls of...

Thriving – sustainably – in the long term part 2: Assessing our natural and...

by Theresa Peluso   Last month, the Green Talk topic was sustainable development, presented at the conceptual level. Let's go local and try to get an...

The Ontario Municipal Board – Is It Biased?

by Theresa Peluso As the municipality of Mississippi Mills approaches the final stretch in updating our Community Official Plan (COP), most residents feel relief at...

Piping crude oil through Mississippi Mills: What do we know? What should...

by Theresa Peluso Part II:  Three Pipeline Proposals:  Are they as safe as advertised? This is the second part of a two-part column on the Energy...

Mean and Green – Alien plants Part 2: Green, and really mean

Last month, in Part 1 of this two part series, I described a number of plants that are non-native to Lanark County. These plants...

Holiday travel – what it really costs

Money and Our Planet:  How do we squander them?  Let us count the ways Part 5:  Holiday travel – what it really costs by Theresa Peluso I...

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