No Quiet After the Storms: Pesticides May Present Problems as Endocrine Disruptors

Written by April Day, Staff Writer for Save The Water™ | January 5th, 2018 After the Storms, Contaminated Runoff Can Still Threaten Human Health The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season wreaked chaos, pummeling the United States with Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria.1 Even after Hurricane Harvey devastated and killed people, it continued to threaten […]

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Health of Stoughton, like Many Areas, Continues to be threatened by Pesticides

Article Courtesy of Rachael Lallensack | October 17th, 2016 | Wisconsin State Farmer | Published as Educational Material Many areas around the U.S., including the rural town of Stoughton, are suffering from water contamination due to fertilizers and pesticides, the main one being Atrazine. In Wisconsin, it was found at twice the recommended health level, […]

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Water Contamination May Not Be From Dumping at Brentwood Park, Scientists Find

Pesticides at “unusual and unexpected” levels are in groundwater at and around Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, but the source may not be the contaminated fill dumped there, according to a county report released Monday.

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China Farm Pollution Worsens, Despite Moves to Curb Excessive Fertilizers, Pesticides

Farm pollution in China is worsening, despite moves to reduce excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides, said the agricultural ministry, urging farmers to switch to organic alternatives to tackle severe soil and water pollution.

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Australia water chemical contamination news: Pesticides detected upstream of reservoir feeding Melbourne’s drinking water supply [Fairfax Media]

PESTICIDES have been detected upstream of a reservoir that feeds Melbourne’s drinking water supply, sparking calls by an environmental group for an urgent upgrade of the dam’s filtration and treatment plant.

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