Article courtesy of Sunil Mungarai | February 11th, 2017 | Times of India | Shared as educational material. In Hyderabad, India, water problems are expected to get worse by summer. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) planned to lay pipelines to construct service reservoirs and to construct distribution networks, but these plans have been delayed. These […]
Article courtesy of the Dyer Oxley | December 15th, 2016 | MyNorthwest.com Writer | Shared as educational material. Recently, in Whidbey Island, Washington, the Navy found toxic levels of a firefighting chemical named Perfluorinated Compounds (PFAS) in water used for drinking. After 2002, PFAS are no longer used to make Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF), […]
Article courtesy of Kyle Bagenstose | December 6th, 2016 | The Intelligencer | Shared as educational material. Investigations concerning water contamination are being conducted after it was found that a few private wells in Buckingham, Doylestown Township and Plumstead that have PFOA and PFOS above the safe level suggested by the EPA. Homes that are […]
Article courtesy of Celine Naughton | November 27th, 2016 | New Irish News | Shared as educational material. So far this year, 86,000 people throughout Ireland have had to boil their water to make it safe to use or drink. While most of Ireland’s 962 drinking water supplies comply with regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency […]
Article Courtesy of Staff of WFPL | August 9th, 2016 | WFPL | Published as Educational Material A study done by The Harvard Chan School of Public Health found that over six million Americans are dependent on drinking water supplies that are chemically contaminated, the main contaminant being PFOA. Thirteen states around the Ohio River […]
Article courtesy of Charles Mandel | April 6th, 2016 | National Observer | Shared as educational material Many residents in the northern Ontario community of Kenora are worried about the potential of an oil spill from the from the recently proposed Energy East pipeline. The proposal to build the pipeline has been met with reports […]
Article courtesy of Warner Todd Huston | May 21st, 2016 | Breitbart | Shared as educational material The Rio Olympics athletes will have to compete in terribly polluted water which seems unlikely that the conditions will get any better. Are biologist Mario Moscatelli believes that the lagoons and rivers in the Rio area are unfit […]
More than 3,000 children tested positive for lead poisoning in New Jersey last year, and 11 communities – including Newark and neighboring East Orange and Irvington – have a higher proportion of young children with dangerous lead levels than Flint.
Governor Rick Scott is happily spending the money elsewhere that 75 percent of Floridians voted to make a constitutional amendment to help clean up the pollution from the sugar industry that now flows directly into the Caloosahatchee River.