posted on Mar, 22 2012 @ 07:37 PM
This looks like a good thread to put my errant thoughts about these 'issues' - I have been reading with great interest about the WI "booms".
Anyway - I am on the near West Side of Chicago here - near Oak Park - there is something to do with a 'continental divide' here, regarding drainage
basins - more info -
Oak Park Continental Divide
The only recent 'odd' thing 'here' - mounds of "suds" in the Des Plaines river, at the Hoffman Dam (Riverside, IL) which is near this area. This
river originates in WI.
Mystery suds appear on Des Plaines river
This happened around the same time / days of this WI stuff.
As for my own observations - I have had a wicked sinus headache, I thought it was allergies. Which have started to the point where they have the
pollen counts up on the news (WGN) and they keep exclaiming about how bad they are also.
But my ears keep popping also. Like pressure changes. I got meds too and have been taking them yet I still am having this ear / head issue.
I don't notice any 'out of the ordinary' smells here - and I just heard birds chirping, the animals seem fine.
The aforementioned spot that got the load of suds - that area - if you go to that dam - it STINKS! *all* the time of surfactants. There's plenty of
dumping into it, all along the way. Much allowed too. But those big suds incidents - that's above and beyond - that's a 'big dump' of something.
Anyway, for what it's worth. Just a couple thoughts that came to me.
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