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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
- 114 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.
Tell Michigan Governor to Resign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michigan, water, resources, Rick Snyder, pollution, corruption, petitions )

Freya
- 125 days ago - leftaction.com
The city of Flint, Michigan is in a state of emergency. Since April 2014, the city's public water supply has been contaminated with elevated levels of lead. Even worse, Governor Rick Snyder knew about Flint's water problems for MONTHS, but instead of...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Detroit Officials: Water Is a Human Right!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, protection, politics, human irghts, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 127 days ago - sierra.force.com
Tens of thousands of Detroit residents have been impacted by highly controversial and dangerous water shutoffs. Nearly half of the city's residents are living at or below the poverty line. Meanwhile, Detroit's water rates are almost twice the national av
Flint's Dirty Little Secret
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bigotry, Environment, Flint Michigan, GOP Crimes, GOP Greed, GOP Hate, GOP Lies, Human Rights, InsaniTEA, Maddow, Michael Moore, Petition, Video, water )

Lynn
- 136 days ago - politicsplus.org
How many times each day do we go to the water tap, run cold water, fill a glass, and then quench our thirst? I drink about 4 litres of water every day, about 16 cups. Do I even think about whether the water is fit to drink? But what happens when ...
What If Your Tap Water Was Too Polluted to Drink?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, pollution, poverty in America, no water, Inter-American Commission of Human Right, shaming )

Dandelion
- 199 days ago - thenation.com
This sorry state of affairs is daily reality for 2 many Americans. Activists went 2 the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 2 shame the US govt for forcing on its people a kind of thirst that smacks of festering poverty in the worlds richest society
Terse Tuesday Tidbits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Orego, Portland, energy, water, peace, progressives, Ellison, socialism, capitalism, Democrats, Republicans, big government )

Joanne
- 210 days ago - politicsplus.org
JL's first post to TomCats' blog - I am posting at 3:06 Mountain because her attempt to post has vanished and she had to be out of town.
Will TPP Kill The Post Office?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Post Office, schools, public parks, water, roads, TPP, FedEx, UPS, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, conservatives )

Dandelion
- 351 days ago - ourfuture.org
Conservatives will likely tell you anything a govt does to make peoples lives better only interferes with the market. Goldman Sachs Citigroup FedEx UPS were at the top of the list in donations when fast tracking the TPP was being debated in the Senate.
Sign the Petition: Water Is a Human Right and a Public Trust. Turn the Water Back on in Detroit!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, Detroit, human rights, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 647 days ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
Water shutoffs by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) have forced residents out of their homes to live with neighbors and family. Detroit's water infrastructure needs adequate investment, not the Emergency Manager's cruel attempt to balance
GOP Trying to WIPE OUT the Endangered Species Act!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Teaparty, republicans, government, ethics, crime, congress, lies, animals, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, trees, nature, politics, pollution, water, science, government, destruction, climate, forests, ecosystems, endangered, environ )

Roxy
- 913 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Tea Party senators introduced a bill this week that would effectively end the protection of most endangered species in the United States! Senate Bill 1731, introduced by Tea Party Sens. Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Dean Heller, would end protections
Tell the EPA to Investigate Fracking Water Contamination - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: EPA, environment, fracking, Americans, ethics, humans, water, healthconditions )

Carrie
- 975 days ago - action.citizen.org
Sign Petition to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Protect Communities from Fracking-Related Contamination.
Wisconsin DNR Declares Ojibwa Harvest Camp Illegal, Moves to Shut It Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ojibwa, Tribal, rights, wildlife, protection, environment, Governor Walker, destruction, animals, pollution, water, corruption, activists, abuse, sadness, government, humans, violence, usa, politics, dishonesty, law, ethics, crime, freedoms, Govtfearmongering )

Roxy
- 1033 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Here was the motion made by Scott Erickson, supported by Bill Thomas. With regard to the harvest camp, in light of the failure to obtain proper permits to occupy County Forest the Committee recommends that the County Board authorize pursuit of criminal
Learn From Past! October 1, 2010: Runoff From Old Mines Raises Fears!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mining, pollution, science, wildlife, research, politics, habitatdestruction, water, environment, destruction, animals, globalwarming, conservation, healthconditions, humans, habitat, ecosystems, trees, protection, forests, endangered, crime, dishonesty, e )

Roxy
- 1033 days ago - startribune.com
Environmental groups have found high concentrations of metals leaching into streams and wetlands from two long-closed sources: one old test mine and one abandoned mine. The pollution runs off waste rock excavated decades ago and piled at the sites
Take Action: Tell Congress to Keep the Corps in Check
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, habitatdestruction, government, protection, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, wildlife, trees, water, congress, propaganda, usa, abuse, americ )

JL
- 1108 days ago - secure2.convio.net
This week the Senate is debating a bill that would weaken that environmental review process & make it easier for the Corps to do damage to rivers. Senators Tom Udall (NM) and Ben Cardin (MD) are trying to improve the bill. Help make sure they succeed by
JUST UNVEILED: Be the First to Find Out How Your Members of Congress Measured Up in LCV's 2012 National Environmental Scorecard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, green, greenhousegases, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

JL
- 1189 days ago - scorecard.lcv.org
Find out where your members of Congress stood on the most important environmental votes of the year. Explore LCV's 2012 National Environmental Scorecard on our new website here Take Action popup at site
Colorado: No More Money to Study Flaming Gorge Pipeline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, destruction, environment, GoodNews, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution, protection, politics, science, wildlife, weather, water, government, ethics, usa )

JL
- 1202 days ago - summitcountyvoice.com
Conservation Board ends funding for task force studying proposal to divert water from Wyoming to Front Range
 

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