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Tell Congress: Pass the WATER Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: resources, utilities, infrastructure, contamination, petitions )

Freya
- 57 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Four years after it began, Flint, Michigan's water crisis is not over. Earlier this year, tests showed lead levels above the federal limit in the water at five of nine Flint schools.
Flint Crisis, Four Years on: What Little Trust Is Left Continues to Wash Away
Health & Wellness  (tags: resources, water, humanitarian crises, Michigan, pollution, contamination )

Freya
- 104 days ago - msn.com
LeeAnne Walters was one of the activists who brought Flint's brown, lead-laden water to the world's attention, thrusting plastic bottles of dingy liquid into camera lenses and the national consciousness.
FISHING INDUSTRY âEUR~GHOST GEARâEUR(TM) IS KILLING MILLIONS OF MARINE MAMMALS
Environment  (tags: oceans, seas, marine life, pollution, contamination, threats to endangered species )

Freya
- 152 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A report released by World Animal Protection reveals the world's largest seafood companies are failing to address the problem of "ghost gear," discarded or lost fishing equipment that is responsible for the death of millions of marine animals.
SpaceX's Roadster Could Be a Martian 'Biothreat'
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, contamination, design, humans, Mars, microbes, Nasa, Planetary Protection, science, space, technology, terrestrial microbes, terrestrial life, Tesla Roadster )

RosemaryR
- 160 days ago - livescience.com
2nd paragraph But in addition to the "Starman" dummy sitting in the driver's seat, the vehicle likely also carries a payload of uncounted and unseen hitchhikers that could spell trouble for the Martian environment: terrestrial microbes.
Petition: Biodegradable Cigarette Butts NOW
Business  (tags: Tobacco Industry, biodegradable materials, contamination, plastic footprint, prevention of further pollution, Environmental Impacts, ecological consequences, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development, stronger protection, changing attitudes )


- 169 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Did you now that all the cigarette butts lying on the ground in your city and parks aren't biodegradable? In fact they are made out of plastic fibers that slowly break down into tiny pieces, the so-called "microplastic" that pollutes our oceans and earth.
Tell Congress: Stop Trump's Dirty, Dangerous Offshore Drilling Plan
Business  (tags: fossil fuels, pollution, contamination, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 172 days ago - act.nrdc.org
Trump and Secretary Zinke's latest handout to the oil industry is their five-year offshore drilling plan that would auction off huge swaths of the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the Gulf of Mexico to private oil companies.
Add Your Name: Get the Lead Out of Our Pipes!
Environment  (tags: water, resources, pollution, contamination, Michigan, petitions )

Freya
- 185 days ago - act.myngp.com
Urge the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance Division to draft proposed changes to the Lead and Copper Provisions of the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act that address the severity of water challenges.
100s Of GA Utilities Have Radium Levels Above Health Guidelines
Green Lifestyle  (tags: resources, water, contamination, pollution, Georgia )

Freya
- 200 days ago - patch.com
New analytics shared by a nationwide environmental organization are raising concerns when it comes to a radioactive contaminant in Georgia's drinking water.
Israel Admits Cutting Water to West Bank
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israeli state oppression of Palestinians, Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, Gaza Strip, humanitarian, Ramadan, ocupation, world, sanitation, chikldren, health, contamination, Nablus, Salfit, Jenin, media, Israel cuts West Bank Water Supplies, news )

Fly
- 782 days ago - presstv.com
Israel says the Palestinian Authority's lack of cooperation has prompted the regime to cut water supplies to major areas in the occupied West Bank
Portland, Oregon Sues Monsanto - YouTube   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Portland, Oregon, lawsuit, Monsanto, PCB's, polychlorinated biphenyls, health effects, cancer, environment, contamination, waterways )

Judy
- 870 days ago - youtube.com
Portland, Oregon has decided to sue Big Ag giant Monsanto for its use of a cancer causing chemical. What impact could this have on the broader fight to hold corporations accountable for their crimes?
Methane Discovered in Drinking Water Near Fracking Wells
Environment  (tags: fracking, methane leaks, water quality, contamination, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, protection, radia-active, humans, healthconditions, energy )

AWAY AWHI
- 897 days ago - takepart.com
A Stanford researcher found the highest risk of leaks was from shallow natural gas wells drilled in California, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
It''s Not Just Flint: America Has a Major Lead-in-Water Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, resources, safety, pollution, contamination, utilities )

Freya
- 925 days ago - rollingstone.com
EPA officials in Ohio on Monday banned the operator of a water utility in Sebring, Ohio, from going to work after the agency found he failed to tell residents that they had been drinking, bathing in and cooking with water containing unsafe levels of lead.
While Residents of Flint Were Told To Drink the Water Michigan Officials Shipped Clean Water To Their Own Workers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, toxic water, lead, contamination, Gov Snyder )

Sheryl
- 927 days ago - motherjones.com
According to newly discovered emails Michigan officials were trucking clean water to a state building in Flint in January 2015 long before they acknowledged to residents that the city had a contamination problem.
Plastic Oceans: What Do We Know?
Offbeat  (tags: Contamination, Oceans, Foreign Bodies, Environmental Crisis )


- 1018 days ago - bbc.co.uk
As England prepares to introduce a charge for plastic bags - long after many other countries - it's a good moment to catch up on the latest research into plastic in the oceans.
 

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