Click on the image above to be taken to the story, which describes a great trash reduction plan in the Grand Canyon National Park that suddenly got scrapped under mysterious circumstances. The circumstantial evidence suggests that Coca Cola was influential, if not responsible, for that canceled plan. Every day this newspaper seems more worth the subscription price.
We must applaud the New York Times (and Felicity Barringer, again) for good environmental reporting. In this case, special thanks for their keeping up the wall between the journalists and the folks who have the tough job of running the business side of the newspaper. Reporting on the questionable practices and actions of a company as powerful and advertising-heavy as Coca Cola is likely going to cost the newspaper something, somehow.