Going… Going… Green
A blog about sports and the environment.

Archive for February 2009

NASCAR… Clean It Up

February 17, 2009

NASCAR’s switch to unleaded fuel is now a year old. NASCAR has an exemption from the Clean Air Act, which was passed in 1970, which required when all automobiles to switch to unleaded fuel.  NASCAR finally got onboard with that for the start of the 2008 racing season. It took NASCAR 38 years to finally […]

Shatter Scatter

February 10, 2009

The game of baseball at the professional level has stuck with wooden bats for years. If Major League Players reverted to metal bats like they did in college and at other levels, players would be hitting the ball over the fence with ease. Wooden bats are a tradition that should live on forever. If baseball […]


February 9, 2009

Many people around the world partake in sports in some way. Some play sports as a hobby or even as a profession and even more of us watch them as fans. While sports provide a good source of entertainment, have you ever thought about the effect they have on the environment? How many trees are […]