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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
- 1233 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.
Emergency Petition to Stop Radioactive Silverware
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: nuclear waste, DOE, contamination, toxics, health risks, consumer goods )

Angelika
- 2318 days ago - signon.org
Will the zipper on your new pants be radioactive? STOP DEPT OF ENERGY PLANS to dump 14,000 tons of radioactive scrap metals into the manufacturing of consumer products.
Millions in U.S. Drink Dirty Water, Records Show
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dirty, water, violated, key, provisions, Safe Drinking Water Act, New York Times, chemicals, bacteria, contamination )

Kellie
- 3478 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
More than 20 percent of the nation's water treatment systems have violated key provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act over the last five years, according to a New York Times analysis of federal data.
EarthJustice : Environmental Groups to Challenge Fed's Refusal to Limit Perchlorate in Drinking Water & Sue the EPA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, contamination, perchlorate, highly soluble, toxin, rocket fuel, health, risks, EPA, refusal, federal standard, safety, action, lawsuit, sue, California Senator, Rep, legislation, White House )

LucyKalei
- 3907 days ago - earthjustice.org
Rocket fuel toxin has tainted drinking water in 26 states, pregnant women & newborns at greatest risk. Defense Dep & Pentagon contractors lobbied 6 yrs to avoid fed drinking-water standard for perchlorate. >10 million have rocket fuel in drinking H2O...
Witnesses Link Exposure to Highly Toxic Chemical to US Soldiers Falling Ill - Hundreds Were Contaminated
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, US soldiers, Qarmat Ali, Water treatment plant, guarded, oil infrastructure, contamination, highly toxic chemical, KBR, Halliburton, subsidiary, Washington, Oversight Hearing on Accountability, Contracting Abuses )

LucyKalei
- 4012 days ago - boston.com
KBR, 1 of largest defense contractors in Iraq, accused at Washington hearing of knowingly exposing soldiers to lethal carcinogen sodium dichromate. Specialists say even short-term exposure can cause cancer, depress immune system, attack liver.
   

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