Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: clean water

Watch: Viral animated video shows how just a fraction of Bill...

“You’d have to save more than a $100,000 per year for a MILLION years to get there. So where's that wealth tax?”

2 million Americans lack clean water access, especially Native Americans

“It’s hard to imagine that in America today, people are living without basics like safe and reliable water service.”

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.

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Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

The Federal Agency designed to protect workers is trying to destroy unions and weaken...

The Trump administration continually seeks new ways to rig the system against working people.

With Harris pick, Biden reaches out to young Black Americans

Harris joining up with Biden may have made the Democratic ticket more attractive to younger Black Americans, who now comprise what we define as a critical set of swing voters.

‘Just insane’: As pandemic rages and hunger soars, Trump USDA under fire for blocking...

"It looks like people will lose their benefits."