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Water’s Dirty Little Secret: Boil Water Orders

October 2, 2013 by  
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Water’s Dirty Little Secret: Boil Water Orders   Many people living in the US today are under water boil orders and cannot drink their own water. In the month of August alone, 15 states had water boil orders in at least one city, some having as many as 8 different cities in one state that […]

4 Big Reasons Your Kids Need To Stay Hydrated This Summer

April 4, 2013 by  
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4 Big Reasons Your Kids Need To Stay Hydrated This Summer

Almost everybody has heard the eight glasses of water a day for health suggestion and most people are familiar with the need to stay hydrated. However, not everybody knows the specific reason why hydration is so important, especially for children. Here are four big reasons your kids need to be well hydrated this summer. Dehydration […]

New Jersey water-quality unit’s future looks iffy

February 19, 2013 by  
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Thirty years after the New Jersey Legislature created an independent body to determine limits on pollutants in tap water, there is growing concern about its future.

NBC-17 Investigates: Another neighborhood has toxic water

January 31, 2013 by  
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The number of people requesting well tests has skyrocketed after an NBC-17 Investigates report.

New ‘green’ efforts would place fee on disposible plastic bottles

January 30, 2013 by  
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By Genevieve Mills– Following recent efforts to make the university’s campus a greener place, a proposal has been made to decrease the amount of plastic bottles that are used and thrown away on campus. This proposal, brought to the Jan. 9th faculty senate meeting for comment, suggested a fee of five cents on every plastic [...]

A decade later, massive civil case against oil companies ready to proceed

January 9, 2013 by  
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New Hampshire sued 22 oil and gas companies in late 2003, claiming their use of the gasoline additive MTBE caused groundwater contamination throughout the Granite State. A decade later, the trial is about to get under way in Concord on Monday.

Beijing tap water getting worse: expert

January 8, 2013 by  
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To drink or not to drink? That is the question for Beijing residents, according to water quality expert Zhao Feihong. Her answer: No. She advises anyone who can afford it to switch to bottled water, claiming it is a safer alternative.

Fluoride in the water supply is a debate that still has teeth

January 5, 2013 by  
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Have you ever heard of a thing called fluoridation? Fluoridation of water? … Do you realize that fluoridation is the most monstrously conceived and dangerous communist plot we have ever had to face? — Gen. Jack D. Ripper in the 1964 Cold War era satire “Dr. Strangelove.”

Plastic Bottle Ban Now In Effect In Concord

January 1, 2013 by  
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A new ban on the sales of single-serving plastic water bottles has taken effect in Concord.

California Aims To Cut Rocket Fuel Pollution in Drinking Water

December 7, 2012 by  
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Contact: EWG Public Affairs: Alex Formuzis (202) 667.6982 or alex@ewg.org

Oakland, Calif. – California environmental officials have issued a public health goal for perchlorate, a toxic rocket fuel chemical, which is six times lower th…

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