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Mercury and Lead: The Fallacy of “Safe” Levels

In our toxin-filled world, we often look to government agencies to tell us what levels of exposure we should consider safe or unsafe. If our exposure does not exceed an agency-determined threshold, we assume there is little cause for concern. How do regulatory agencies determine these thresholds? There is considerable evidence to suggest that safety Read More…

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REPORT: Nearly All Of U.S. Drinking Water Contaminated With Cancer Causing Chemicals

The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit research organization environmental watchdog, released a searchable database Thursday that shows almost 50,000 public water systems in the U.S. are contaminated with dozens of harmful chemicals. Some of the chemicals found in your drinking water include – arsenic, hexavalent chromium, radiation, chloroform, perfluorooctanoic acid, Bromodichloromethane, Dichloroacetic acid, Barium, and Uranium; and that’s just Read More…

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War, Corporate Profiteering Among Factors Pushing Over 2 Billion To Lack Safe Drinking Water

A new UN report has found that two billion people around the world do not have access to clean drinking water. However, the report covers just a small part of the global population and fails to address the impact that war and corporate profiteering have had on drinking water access. NEW YORK — According to a Read More…

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Flint Residents Struggle To Have Voices Heard As Crisis Continues & Media Moves On

“We are not going to stop until we see justice for Flint, but we hope to be a good example for all other cities fighting this same uphill battle.” This Michigan city is still struggling with lead-contaminated water, a struggle that reflects a hidden lead crisis brewing in cities nationwide. FLINT — For nearly three Read More…

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Lead Poisoning In Children 3x Higher In California City Than in Flint

Following up on a report published in December of last year, Reuters ran a piece this week that shed light on the alarmingly high rate of lead poisoning among children across the state of California. One rate in Fresno was almost three times higher than that of Flint, Michigan. From Wednesday’s article: “Dozens of California communities Read More…

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6 Cities in Michigan Have Even Higher Levels of Lead than Flint

As the nation rightly focuses on Flint’s ongoing water crisis, other cities in the state of Michigan face even higher levels of lead contamination. The alarming pervasiveness of potentially toxic drinking water extends across the United States. The Detroit News reports that, “Elevated blood-lead levels are seen in a higher percentage of children in parts of Read More…