Monday, May 23, 2022

Tag: water

The next Flint? Two-thirds of residents in Corpus Christi, TX still...

Though some of the water use restriction have been lifted for some residents, two-thirds of those living in the Texas city are still forced to rely on bottled water for drinking and cooking.

Thousands of communities have lead levels worse than Flint

Flint is no aberration. In fact, it doesn’t even rank among the most dangerous lead hotspots in America.

Drinking water in Indian Country: More violations, less EPA

Analysis shows more health violations but much less federal enforcement at tribal water treatment plants, suggesting “regulatory neglect.”

High Levels of Lead in Chicago Drinking Fountains

Of the 1,891 outdoor fountains in city parks, 445 exceeded the EPA's action level for lead.

This Wind-Powered Device Pulls 11 Gallons of Drinkable Water From the...

This low-cost, low-tech water condenser could help create water self-sufficiency in communities around the world that lack regular access to clean, drinkable water.

Nestlé to Continue to Pipe Water Out of California Despite Drought...

Nestlé has been using a pipeline to take public water, in drought-stricken California, and use it for selling purposes on an expired permit from 1988.

U.S. Town Unites to Successfully Stop Nestle From Drilling On Their...

This town’s residents just showed Nestle they’re not backing down against corporate greed.

Nestlé Gains Control Over Town’s Water for 45 Years

Nestlé subsidiary, Poland Spring, now has control over a small town's groundwater for the next several decades.

The Shocking Consequences of the World’s Meat Addiction

Animal agriculture is killing billions of animals annually and harming our environment.

Political Poison

The Flint lead disaster exposed the callousness of people like Michigan’s governor, who blame the poor for all of their misfortune.

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One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept the ...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

Tucker Carlson’s ‘great replacement’ theory comes from an anti-American Nazi

Why has the American far right adopted an anti-American conspiracy theory as its rallying cry?

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“

The Ukraine war’s collateral damage

Is the health of an overheating world at stake?

Nearly 90,000 small businesses in US expected to close after Senate GOP kills main...

"Senators who ensured this fate instead of providing the relief small business needs now must be held accountable."