The Head Of The EPA Just Proposed A “War On Lead” At His Rowdy Oversight Hearing
EPA head Scott Pruitt proposed a “war on lead” at his first Senate oversight hearing, while Democrats took shots. “Can I assume, like all decent Americans, that you did not find Morocco, a North African nation, to be a ‘shithole’ when you visited?” asked one senator.
New Orleans Is Not Warning Residents About Possible Lead Exposure, Says A Scathing New Report
Construction projects could be exposing New Orleans residents to lead in their water, the city inspector general has found. It’s only the latest of several reports documenting failings of the city’s water monitor.
Is This D.B. Cooper?
An Oklahoma woman named Marla Cooper has come forward to say that she is the helpful person of interest who has provided the new lead in legendary D.B. Cooper case, claiming it was her late uncle who successfully skyjacked a plane in 1971. He probably stashed the $200,000 in his sideburns.
New Lead In D.B. Cooper Case
The F.B.I. says it has a credible new lead in the near-mythical skyjacking case of D.B. Cooper. The lead reportedly involves a "helpful person of interest" and DNA evidence from a tie-clip and cigarette butts, possibly involving a suspect who has been dead for 10 years.. Cooper commandeered a Northwest Airlines flight in 1971 by handing a stewardess a note that said he had a bomb. After collecting $200,000 in ransom, the man who gave his name as Dan Cooper parachuted out of the passenger plane in mid-flight, never to be seen again. This seems like a good opportunity to bust out some vintage "Unsolved Mysteries."