Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: drinking water

Trump EPA sets tap water limit for rocket fuel chemical 3X...

"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.”

EPA weakens guidelines for clean-up of toxic groundwater pollution by military...

"We urgently need action to protect clean water not more deregulation."

Top 10 most contaminated groundwater sites revealed in first major coal...

The report contains examples of several well-documented instances of residential tap water contaminated by coal ash.

EPA’s plan to regulate chemical contaminants in drinking water is a...

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.

Senators demand action in response to EPA’s decision to not set...

"Safe water is essential to the health and well-being of every American."

Is drinking water in the US safe? Not by a long...

Health violations actually skyrocketed in rural areas in the 2000s after the EPA revised its process.

Drinking water for millions in rural America contaminated with suspected carcinogen

Farmers are largely exempt from federal or state regulations that could stem water pollution.

100 cancer-causing contaminants found in US drinking water

No American should have to settle for drinking water that puts them and their loved ones at risk.

Chemical spill closes four Lake Michigan beaches

Health groups are pushing for federal regulators to set national drinking water standards.

What is it like to live without running water? Detroit families...

A recent study predicts that in the next five years, more than one-third of Americans will not be able to afford their water.

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Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

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Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.