In the age we live in, many things are taken for granted: the power that lights up our house, the Internet that facilitates our communications and satiates our curiosity, and the water that comes from our taps, to name but three. The fragility of these resources is only appreciated when they fail us through . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: What Comes Out Of Our Tap
Something to think about from the folks at Operation Maple:
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This is a guest post by Mark Mattson, President of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper. Republished with permission from Waterkeeper, original post here.
I remember the first time I sat around a kitchen table in a rural community giving environmental . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Heartbreaking News for Canada’s Water Lovers
The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) has once again put together a fantastic report regarding water contamination near coal ash disposal sites.
Last year, the EIP released several reports showing that drinking water near coal ash disposal sites in states across America contained dangerous levels of heavy metals and other toxins, . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Coal Ash Sites Posing Increasing Dangers To Water Supplies, Public Health
Reposted with permission from EcoWatch.org (a fantastic site that you should bookmark and visit often)
Authored by Mackenzie Schoonmaker and Mike Dulong from Riverkeeper
Every time the gas industry fracks, the public loses. We forfeit an enormous amount of fresh water from our rivers, lakes and streams, and we get a . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Exposing the Gas Industry’s Myth of ‘Recycled Water’