Sunday, July 5, 2020

Tag: water

As Flint water crisis enters sixth year, ‘astounding’ report exposes lies...

"Coronavirus is the biggest story in the country, and rightfully so. But today, this enormous, exclusive, and damning story should be a very, very close second."

5 lessons for the future of water

In a moment where we feel caged, where we are scared of losing our loved ones, and we feel vulnerable in the middle of a pandemic that seems unstoppable, our ecosystem is presenting us with a challenge.

Pandemic shines a light on critical water issues — will Congress...

“The next COVID-19 stimulus package provides an opportunity to invest in ways that create lots of jobs and finally begin to provide the level of resources that are needed to make sure no one is drinking polluted water.”

Michigan advisory panel members: Halt water shutoffs amid COVID-19 spread

A majority of the members sent her a letter this morning with a plea: Order a statewide moratorium on water shutoffs to protect the public from the fast-spreading COVID-19.

Buried in mud: Wildfires threaten North American water supplies

Flash floods and water contamination after large-scale wildfires are emerging as real hazards in Australia and many other places, threatening drinking water, ecosystems, infrastructures and recreational activities.

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."

Trump threatens to veto first-ever congressional action on “forever chemicals”

A handful of multibillion-dollar chemical companies have waged war on our bodies and our environment for nearly 70 years without our knowledge...

The words of water: Why environmentalists are losing the water wars

In the 1870s the colonizing American government rounded up “Indians” and put them in boarding schools and forced them to learn English....

Nestlé Waters’ proposal to take 1.1 million gallons a day from...

Nestlé plans to take 1.1 million gallons of water per day from Ginnie Springs, which sits in the Santa Fe River in...

Flint’s crisis reveals national failure on school ‘leadership’

Flint, Michigan, became a national poster child for incompetence and corruption when a small group of autocratic officials put in charge by...

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Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.