Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: water pollution

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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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”