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Day of Reckoning for DuPont Over Teflon Chemical
Health & Wellness  (tags: DuPont, toxics, coverup, Teflon, PFOA, C-8, trial, carcinogen, pollution, drinking water, cattle deaths, EPA, W Virginia, Ohio )

- 1347 days ago -
More than 15 years after an attorney investigating mysterious cattle deaths in Parkersburg, W. Va., discovered that DuPont had polluted the area's drinking water with a carcinogenic chemical used to make Teflon, the company is finally facing trial.
Oil Industries Toxic Wastewater Threatens California Water Supplies
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, drinking water, wastewater. fracking, oil industry, flowback, toxins, Gov. Brown )

- 1548 days ago -
Every year the states oil industry produces some 130 billion gallons of wastewater. But where do oil companies put this dirty fluid? Injected into protected California aquifers clean enough to drink and to irrigate crops.
It's Time for Real Toxics Reform! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxic chemicals, toxin policy, law, protection, West Virginia, drinking water, health, family, disease )

- 1941 days ago -
Our nation's broken toxic chemicals policy left 300,000 West Virginians without drinkable tap water. The Toxic Substances Control Act is so weak that when a hazardous chemical leaked from a coal processing plant into West Virginia's water supply...
Water for Dimock: Emergency Aid Needed for Pennsylvania Fracking Victims! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: ecosystems, health, fracking, habitat destruction, animals, humans, drinking water, water, PA )

- 2664 days ago -
Water for Dimock: Emergency aid needed for Pennsylvania fracking victims! It wasn't a flood or natural disaster that left 11 families in Dimock, PA without drinking water. The disaster in Dimock was created single-handedly by the Cabot Oil and Gas
After Radiation Spike, Tests Show Tap Water Safe for Babies in Tokyo
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, world, Japan, drinking water, government, humans, news, protection )

- 2985 days ago -
New tests Thursday showed that radioactive iodine in Tokyo's tap water has dropped to levels considered safe for babies -- just hours after authorities announced plans to distribute bottled water to tens of thousands of parents around the Japanese metropo
Water, Water, Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink
Health & Wellness  (tags: drinking water, worldwide hippies, health, environment, protection, warning, study )

- 3037 days ago -
Unfortunately, our government's failures to address the array of drinking water quality concerns are largely indiscriminate; for we have not been sufficiently protected from possible contamination by either the Environmental Protection Agency,
Speak Out to Protect California's Drinking Water From Cancer-Causing Hexavalent Chromium ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, drinking water, California, protection )

- 3040 days ago -
Tell the OEHHA, before the Feb. 15 deadline, to finalize the Public Health Goal early this year, so that a legally enforceable standard can be set to protect public health
US Says Too Much Fluoride Causing Splotchy Teeth
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, fluoride, splotchy teeth, drinking water, health, toothpaste, mouthwash )

- 3060 days ago -
In a remarkable turnabout, federal health officials say many Americans are now getting too much fluoride because of its presence not just in drinking water but in toothpaste, mouthwash and other products, and it's causing splotches on children's teeth and
Paonia Doctor's Study Warns Hydraulic Fracturing Could Cause Adverse Health Effects
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, hydro-fracking, gas, pollution, chemicals, methane, natural gas drilling, water pollution, drinking water )

- 3171 days ago -
"Natural Gas Operations From a Public Health Perspective," co-authored by Paonia's Dr. Theo Colborn, who runs the Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TDEX) there, calls for the full disclosure of all chemicals used in the natural gas drilling process called
Coal Poisons U.S. Health. Take Action
Health & Wellness  (tags: Coal, air, drinking water, cancer )

- 3173 days ago -
Earthjustice and Physicians for Social Responsibility today released a major report showing that coal ash poisons in the air and drinking water supplies can cause cancer, organ failure and developmental problems. Children and adults who live near ash...
1/2 of All China's Water Is Too Polluted to Drink
Health & Wellness  (tags: Drinking Water, Pollution )

- 3225 days ago -
Even given our general knowledge of China's longstanding problems with pollution, this news is staggering: A full one half of China's water has been rendered undrinkable from pollution. As if that wasn't shocking enough, 1/4 is entirely unusable...
Beetle-Inspired Dew Bank Concept Draws Water From Desert Air
Health & Wellness  (tags: Drinking Water, Human Rights )

- 3245 days ago -
Finding water where there isn't any is inspiration for a whole range of water-gathering concept designs. But it seems one of the best places to start for coming up with a winning concept is to mimic the plants and animals that can survive desert...
Tell Congress to Close the "Halliburton Loophole" ! TAKE ACTION !
Health & Wellness  (tags: safe water act, loophole, haliburton, drinking water, protection, health, water, safe )

- 3553 days ago -
Although the Safe Drinking Water Act regulates most forms of underground injection in order to protect drinking water sources, in 2005 Congress passed the "Halliburton Loophole," which exempts hydraulic fracturing from the law's reach (the exemption was
Pharmaceuticals Found in Drinking Water of 24 Major Metro Areas
Health & Wellness  (tags: study, research, protection, drinking water, water, humans, health, medicine, interesting, treatment, warning )

- 4094 days ago -
At least one pharmaceutical was detected in tests of treated drinking water supplies for 24 major metropolitan areas, according to an Associated Press survey of 62 major water providers and data obtained from independent researchers.

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