Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: clean water

Another Flint? Newark, NJ, faces public health crisis over lead contamination...

Thousands of residents in Newark, New Jersey, remain unable to drink their tap water in an enduring public health nightmare. Lead contamination...

Trump’s EPA to roll back Obama-era clean water regulations

Today the Trump administration is expected to repeal an Obama-era clean water regulation that had limited the amount of pollution and chemicals...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Flint water crisis ongoing: ‘We are still suffering’

"Four years later, my son, for example, we still can't safely use our water, he can't take a bath without telling me it burns."

World to Flint kids: We still see you

“I wanted every kid in Flint to be reminded that the world sees them, supports them and loves them.”

Fear and fury in Michigan town where Air Force contaminated water

"I always wanted to come back here, but it's like the town has been damaged by this."

Michiganders fight back against water privatization as Nestlé tries to increase...

Residents are building a movement across the state – writing letter, holding town meetings and going door-to-door – to "protect their most important local resource."

While one Louisiana town’s lead-tainted water system is replaced, dozens of...

Federal help available to states for upgrading water systems is a drop in the bucket compared to what is needed across the country.

Thousands of communities have lead levels worse than Flint

Flint is no aberration. In fact, it doesn’t even rank among the most dangerous lead hotspots in America.

Love that dirty water… and dirty wars!!

An EPA assessment in 2013 estimated that infrastructure needs for small water systems would total 64.5 billion dollars over 20 years.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

The greatest scam in history: How the energy companies took us all

Think of it as the climate-change scam that beat science, big time.