Eco-News Roundup: Friday August 21
News from our other blogs, and around the web, you might have missed.
Sneak Peek: Jim Ridgeway offers a preview of healthcare reform options' effects.
Death And...: Taxes. If the Public Option dies, where will they go?
Trouble Up North: Info shows that Alaskan waters may be particularly vulnerable to effects of global warming. [The Daily Climate]
Sheriff Waxman: He's requesting insurance companies' info, and lots of it.
Smart Chart: This handy chart tells you all you need to know about the GOP's approach to healthcare reform.
Sleeping With the Enemy: Oregon's environmental department is supporting a limits exemption for the state's largest mercury producer. [The Oregonian]
Double-Header: Kevin Drum doubts the Dem's latest two-headed health bill will work.
Money Talks: Blue America has raised a $200,000 incentive for Congress members to vote against any healthcare bill that doesn't contain a public option.
What Gay Marriage Means: Same-sex marriage opponent says it'll lead to more tolerance... and that it's a bad thing.