Archive for the “Books” Category

In looking some at the background of the new appointee to head up EPA’s Region 7, I see he authored an interesting book about a dam that wasn’t built. As discussed here by the University of Washington Press, Public Power, Private Dams: The Hell’s Canyon High Dam Controversy, by Karl Boyd Brooks,was about a dam […]

Following up on the previous post, I wanted to mention an interesting, hilarious book by one of America’s greatest nature writers, Edward Abby, called The Monkey Wrench Gang. Really a great read. (A caveat: Environment Memo and its publisher and writers in no way advocate monkey wrenching or law breaking of any kind.)  This book […]