Tag: drinking water
“Is this what the Environmental Protection Agency has come to?”
“It is not a radical idea to demand that when people in the world’s richest country turn on their taps, the water they drink is free of toxic chemicals.”
"Thankfully for this verdict, we can ensure that our residents have a safe, reliable source of drinking water, and not have to face the same issues that far too many of our fellow valley residents have to face.”
"Instead of taking action to lower the levels of this rocket fuel chemical in drinking water, the administration’s plan will endanger the health of future generations of kids.”
"We urgently need action to protect clean water not more deregulation."
The report contains examples of several well-documented instances of residential tap water contaminated by coal ash.
Political and social factors, as well as pressure from industry, can lead to wide disparities in exposure, with some communities protected and others left vulnerable.
"Safe water is essential to the health and well-being of every American."
Health violations actually skyrocketed in rural areas in the 2000s after the EPA revised its process.
Farmers are largely exempt from federal or state regulations that could stem water pollution.
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