Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: water

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...

Water stress could affect half the world’s population in just 5...

World Water Week kicked off this week in the shadow of a frightening reality that nearly one-fourth of the world's population is living...

At least 2% of U.S. public water systems are like Flint’s...

More than five years after Flint’s water crisis first hit the news, the city has successfully lowered the lead levels in its...

Washington state AG sues EPA for repealing state’s water quality standards,...

“Trump’s EPA cannot change important water quality protections at the whim of industry interests. It’s not only disruptive to Washington’s environmental efforts over the past two years, it’s a clear violation of the Clean Water Act.

The story of water

Water is a human right and shouldn't be controlled by corporations whose primary motivation is profit.

‘The polluter should pay:’ Pennsylvania bill aims to ease PFAS-related drinking...

Proposed legislation would use funds from development on contaminated sites to help offset costs of cleaning tainted drinking water.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?