Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: water pollution

The killing of Gaza’s environment

Or how to create an unlivable hellscape on one strip of land.

3M to pay $10.3 billion to settle water pollution suit over...

“We have reached the largest drinking water settlement in American history, which will be used to help filter PFAS from drinking water that is served to the public.”

EPA announces new plan to regulate wastewater pollution with updated guidelines...

"Importantly and for the first time, EPA is committing to limit PFAS in wastewater discharges.”

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.

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UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.