Friday, May 7, 2010

It's Fuel-Free Friday; Chance to win a KEEN Backpack at the Saturday Market

Make today a Fuel-Free Friday!

And if you can't do it today, think about making tomorrow a fuel-free day.

As part of Walk + Bike Challenge month, the Friends of Salem Saturday market encourages you to walk or bike to the market. If you send the BTA a photo of yourself at the market, you'll be entered to win a backpack from KEEN! For more information, see the BTAblog.

The Deepwater Horizon oil leak continues and it appears likely that it will do so for some time. At Information is Beautiful they've got a nice graphic that puts its size in context. Here's a detail:

And here's another way to think about it, a handy widget from PBS. You can slide the leak rate depending on how much you believe the conservative leak rate of 5,000 barrels a day.

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