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 […]
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 […]
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.
The number of people requesting well tests has skyrocketed after an NBC-17 Investigates report.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.”
A new ban on the sales of single-serving plastic water bottles has taken effect in Concord.
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Oakland, Calif. – California environmental officials have issued a public health goal for perchlorate, a toxic rocket fuel chemical, which is six times lower th…