Happy end of the week, we made it to another weekend.

• The Republican party is willfully distorting research on climate legislation, so sayeth Treehugger.

• Alternet brings news of the TVA trying to hide information about water contamination from the massive disaster spill of coal ash in Harriman, Tennessee.

• Chelsea Green shares a great video of Woody Tasch explaining how industrial agriculture is depleting the soil. Conventional farming is like taking steroids. You look big for a while then you get pimples, a shrunken bleepsack, and kidney stones.

Have a great weekend, see you back here on Monday.

Shea Gunther is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.

End o' the week links: Energy
Conventional farming is to farms as steroids is to our bodies, the GOP might be playing loose with the numbers, and is the TVA trying to hide water contaminatio