Tag: clean water
Thousands of residents in Newark, New Jersey, remain unable to drink their tap water in an enduring public health nightmare. Lead contamination...
Today the Trump administration is expected to repeal an Obama-era clean water regulation that had limited the amount of pollution and chemicals...
Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...
"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."
"I always wanted to come back here, but it's like the town has been damaged by this."
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."
Federal help available to states for upgrading water systems is a drop in the bucket compared to what is needed across the country.
Flint is no aberration. In fact, it doesn’t even rank among the most dangerous lead hotspots in America.
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