My friend, Pete Howell (he’s the pilot I’ve written about who rescues dogs), was flying around the Twin Cities on Saturday and took some amazing photographs of our fair cities by air. This one, in particular, struck me. I’ve always referred to the Mississippi River as “America’s longest sewer.”
As anger builds over BP’s destruction of the Gulf of Mexico, there’s plenty of pollution around here to disgust us, too.
Find more pictures here.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.