Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: water pollution

EPA enforcement in distress — and more trouble is brewing

The White House has now quietly and ominously asked polluters to help identify new opportunities for deregulation.

Toxic chemicals found in rainwater and drinking water throughout the US

"When your water is polluted with toxic PFAS, it's not much comfort to know who is polluting it."

The fracking industry’s water nightmare

Water itself now poses a risk to the already failing financial model of the American fracking industry, and that is something the industry won’t be able to ignore.

Tons of plastic trash enter the Great Lakes every year –...

According to recent estimates, over 8 million tons of plastic enter the oceans every year.

Tell Tyson Foods to clean up its pollution

Sign the petition to tell Tyson Foods to clean up their pollution and stop polluting our waterways.

China invests $100B in water clean-up projects

For the people's sake, let’s hope China is able to meet their 2017 goals, and perhaps inspire other countries to follow suit.

After Lead Contamination in House Office Building’s Water, Lawmakers Demand EPA...

61 representatives are demanding the EPA improves its lead regulations after learning that the drinking water in one of the Congressional office buildings had been shut off due to lead contamination.

Meat Is Murdering American Rivers

Government data shows that food processing plants are the biggest toxic polluters of waterways in the U.S.

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How Donald Trump abandoned workers after promising to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Although Donald Trump won the White House with a vow to reinvigorate a manufacturing base essential for America’s future, he failed to stanch the torrent of U.S. corporations absconding to countries with abysmal working conditions and lax environmental regulations.

Tax revelations and corporate media won’t defeat Trump

Those who want to prevent another Trump victory should go all-out to show they won’t be fooled again.

Plastic-eating super enzyme could help solve the plastic waste crisis

“The faster we can make the enzymes, the quicker we can break down the plastic, and the more commercially viable it will be.”

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.