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18 Unregulated Chemicals Found in Drinking Water

Is your water filled with chemicals? Traces of 18 unregulated chemicals, including solvents, herbicides, caffeine, metal and antidepressants were found in the water of U.S. water facilities. Feder…

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And The Anti-Fracking Award Goes To…

The 2013 Environmental Media Awards were a fracking good time last Saturday. The green award show, which recognizes the best films or television episodes with an environmental message, honored frackin…

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Fracking: Does Anyone Know The True Cost?

Earlier this year, an oil well blowout in rural Alberta was traced back to a hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) operation over half a mile away.  This event added oil and chemical spills to the mounti…

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Surprising Study About Artificial Sweeteners

For those of you who are aware of the health dangers posed by artificial sweeteners and dutifully avoid them, the featured study findings may come as a shocking surprise. Researchers have found tha…

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