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Standing Rock Sioux Are Not Backing Down to Pipeline
Health & Wellness  (tags: Standing Rock Sioux, Oglala Sioux, pipeline, water, sacred sites, protest )

- 6 days ago -
Standing Rock Sioux leaders say the pipeline will threaten the Missouri River, the tribes main source of drinking and irrigation water, and forever destroy burial grounds and sacred sites.
Texas Teen Dies From 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' After Swimming
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, babies, death, disease, environment, exercise, family, water, swimming, news, nutrition, protection, research, prevention, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women, medicine )

- 37 days ago -
He's the second Houston teen in less than a year to die from infection resulting from the killer amoeba, but there are preventive measures.
At Least 33 US Cities Used Water Testing 'Cheats' Over Lead Concerns
Health & Wellness  (tags: Water, Flint water crisis, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Detroit, Milwaukee )

Judy sick
- 81 days ago -
Exclusive: Guardian investigation reveals testing regimes similar to that of Flint were in place in major cities including Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia.
Clean Water Crisis Threatens US
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, humans, prevention, safety, water )

- 115 days ago -
The United States is on the verge of a national crisis that could mean the end of clean, cheap water. Hundreds of cities and towns are at risk of sudden and severe shortages, either because available water is not safe to drink or because there simply...
Can Drinking Water Be Delivered Without Disinfectants Like Chlorine and Still Be Safe?
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, chlorine, clean drinking water, municipal water, world, Flint water crisis, usa, )

- 158 days ago -
When we open the tap, we expect the water to be safe. That is, the water should be free of pathogens
Lead Discovery Forces Water Ban in Newark Public Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., New Jersey, Flint Water, EPA, Water, Public Health, Children )

Judy sick
- 165 days ago -
Elevated levels of lead were found at 30 public schools in New Jersey's largest district, but school officials tell parents they 'should have no concerns'.
Show Your Love, Smile ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint water crisis, health, family, disease, call week, water, wildlife, ecosystems )

- 192 days ago -
We are resolved to support Flint by organizing a National Calling Week For Flint Feb 15-19. Please join us.
300 Plumbers Poured Into Flint, Michigan, To Install Water Filters For Free
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, Flint MI )

- 202 days ago -
More than 300 union plumbers from all over Michigan flooded Flint to install free filters for residents, this past weekend.
Navajo Water Supply Is More Horrific Than Flint But No One Cares Because They Are Native American
Health & Wellness  (tags: Navajo, water, toxic, uranium mines, spillage, poison water, mining )

- 205 days ago -
This has been ongoing since the 1950s! I have brought this story to the C2 membership before in various articles but I am not Rachel Maddow. I have sent this story into various media outlets can others join me in doing so? If enough of us do maybe?
From Cher To Girl Scouts To Churches, Here Is Who Is Helping Flint
Health & Wellness  (tags: water )

- 206 days ago -
From celebrities to local residents to nonprofits, here are some of the people who are donating and speaking out for Flint.
Flint Residents Told That Their Children Could Be Taken Away If They Do Not Pay For Citys Poison Water
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, water, poison water, pay bill, lose children, house foreclosure )

- 210 days ago -
Flint continues to charge people for the poison water then threatening 2 foreclose their home or take their children if they refuse 2 pay. Michigan law states that parents are neglectful if they do not have running water in their home even if it is poison
Stand With Communities in India Against Water Privatization - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, privatization schemes, The World Bank, India )

- 248 days ago -
The World Bank continues to promote and fund water privatization despite the failure of this model around the globe. Stand with the people of Nagpur today and tell the World Bank to stop pushing its dangerous water privatization schemes.
Toxic Firefighting Foam Has Contaminated U.S. Drinking Water
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, ethics, health, humans, protection, risks, safety, water )

- 249 days ago -
Jet fuel is made to burn. ...about 50 years ago, the Minnesota-based chemical manufacturer 3M, in conjunction with the Navy, developed a product that would help extinguish such fires.
How Flint Michigan Saved Money and Poisoned Its Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, water, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, Water You Fighting For, Hard to Swallow, Virginia Tech, Mayor Karen W. Weaver, unelected emergency manager, poisoned water, Curt Guyette, ACLU, Melissa Mays, saving money, Democracy Now )

- 249 days ago -
I, Mayor Karen W. Weaver, declare a state of emergency in the city of Flint, effective December 14th, 2015. Egregious actions caused by Governor with appointed non elected city manager. Putting profits over people in the worst possible way. A must see.

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