Nature’s Prescription

Despite my therapeutic summer vacation in Alaska, I have been feeling
extremely bitter because of recent environmental events, with little
faith in humanity’s ability to preserve nature and protect public
health.  The American Chemistry Council’s successful multimillion-dollar
campaigns to safeguard the rights of infants to ingest the potential
carcinogen BPA and marine life’s right to swallow or become entangled in
plastic bags would make any environmentalist angry.  Throw in LADWP’s
legislative shenanigans to sidestep California’s once-through- cooling
power plant policy and the city council and anyone can see why I’ve been
feeling a bit cynical.

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