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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl Substamnces (PFAS) Summit

June 27, 2018 More than 200 people participated in the opening session of the first of several regional summits on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PSAS) and related chemicals that the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to sponsor over the coming year.  The summit held in Exeter, New Hampshire included [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Per- and polyfluoroalkyl Substamnces (PFAS) Summit

America Was Born In Revolution & Nurtured by Struggle

Our founding fathers would be ashamed of the moral standards that Independence Day represents TODAY. A far reach from what was intended when they proclaimed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among [...]

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Linking Antarctic Ice Melt to Coastal Flooding

A landmark study published this month in the science journal Nature combined the work of 80 scientists from 42 institutions including some of the leading experts in Antarctic climate research and concluded that Antarctica has lost nearly 3 trillion tons of ice since 1992. According to CBS News, this is [...]

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Superfund 101

The threats that toxic waste sites pose to human and environmental health are serious and urgent, and research done on Superfund site cleanup has shown that proper cleanup can mitigate the risk of serious health issues and help revitalize ailing local economies. However, the program went bankrupt after the Polluter [...]

By |June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Superfund 101

Get Lead out of Water Now!

It is the law that we send our children to school, if we don’t we can be arrested, but there is no law that protects our children from drinking water contaminated with lead while at school. Dating back early 1970’s and the first major lead-based paint legislation that addressed lead-based [...]

By |June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Get Lead out of Water Now!

Something in the Water?

Water is the most fundamental unit of life, necessary for the survival of every organism on earth. Despite the importance of this essential molecule, water resources across the United States are not treated with the appropriate level of care and precaution to protect public health. As one of the most [...]

By |June 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Something in the Water?

Steven Cook Will Lead Superfund Task Force

It can be difficult at times to clearly identify the environmental goals and directives of Scott Pruitt’s EPA, but one clear directive of the administration is to advance the Superfund program. At the EPA, Superfund is administered by the Office of Land and Emergency Management. The office also oversees the [...]

By |May 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Steven Cook Will Lead Superfund Task Force

Citizens Take A Stand — While Governors Turn Their Backs

The governor in Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia are whining about how they would stop the Mountain Valley or Atlantic Coast pipelines if they could. . . but they can’t.  Their hands are tied.  It’s a lie and they know it. Theresa "Red" Terry has planted herself in a tree [...]

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