Now, hold on a minute! Let’s not use the word “polluted”
to describe the Firehole River—or Obsidian Creek!
Then what word would you prefer, Doctor: contaminated, ruined, destroyed,
degraded, flawed, poisoned, dirty, corrupted, defiled, spoiled—?
How about “altered”?
Altered? Ms. DeRama showed us your data on Obsidian Creek! We
know that very few EPT species were found in two out of your four sample
So that’s how my research disappeared! I don’t remember
Ms. DeRama being an associate, but I do remember seeing her drifting around
my study area. . .
Don’t listen to him; he’s trying to hoodwink you by changing