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More than 50 million gallons of water polluted with toxic metals pours daily from US mine sites

February 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on More than 50 million gallons of water polluted with toxic metals pours daily from US mine sites

Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding streams and ponds without [...]

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PFAS Chemicals: Failing to Protect the American People

February 21st, 2019|Comments Off on PFAS Chemicals: Failing to Protect the American People

Last week the EPA announced its “Action Plan” for a group of chemicals referred to as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS chemicals. In its news release, the agency described this effort as “historic” and [...]

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TRUE: ‘More than a million Californians’ don’t have clean drinking water … It could be higher

February 15th, 2019|Comments Off on TRUE: ‘More than a million Californians’ don’t have clean drinking water … It could be higher

Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has made confronting California’s contaminated drinking water a top priority early in his term in office. Read More.

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WHEELER’S NATIONWIDE PFAS ACTION PLAN FAILS COMMUNITIES

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on WHEELER’S NATIONWIDE PFAS ACTION PLAN FAILS COMMUNITIES

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled its delayed Nationwide Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Action Plan. Read More.