Sure. The guy with the neck tattoo knocks on the door to shovel snow when there’s four inches of fluffy powder. But he’s nowhere to be found when there’s nine inches of the wet stuff. So, while the ibuprofen kicks in, here’s what we’re reading this holiday weekend:
— Frustration with the largely voluntary approach to saving the Chesapeake Bay finally boils over. Does grassroots power need to be deployed more effectively? Bay Action Plan
— New guidance for “categorical exclusions” from NEPA review. Have we learned important lessons from a certain deep water oil drilling disaster? CPR Blog
— John Wesley Powell understood the western water rights battleground and had a solution (and a cool map) in 1890. If only… AqueousAdvisors.
— Good news and bad news for non-profits like ours. The bad news is that a growing number of Americans don’t give anything at all to charity. The good news is that most Americans still plan to give something this season.
— Finally, totally awesome photos of earth from space! USGS/EROS