Environmental Contamination

EPA Announces it Will Stop Monitoring Drinking Water for Atrazine

EPA Announces it Will Stop Monitoring Drinking Water for Atrazine

Fox News host Tucker Carlson blasted the Environmental Protection Agency over its decision to stop monitoring the dangerous herbicide known as Atrazine in the U.S. water supply. “Despite its name, the Environmental Protection Agency doesn’t just exist to protect the environment,” Carlson said Friday. “It also exists to protect you, by policing against the many pollutants that are generated by modern life. But soon, the EPA ...
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Bottled Water Company Admits Dumping Deadly Arsenic Into CA's Ecosystem... Nobody Jailed

Bottled Water Company Admits Dumping Deadly Arsenic Into CA’s Ecosystem… Nobody Jailed

Crystal Geyser Natural Alpine Spring Water’s bottled parent company, CG Roxane, LLC, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful storage of hazardous waste and one count of unlawful transportation of hazardous material on January 9th. Yet, to date, not one person has spent one night in jail for releasing thousands of gallons of arsenic into California’s wastewater system. Elemental arsenic and arsenic sulfate and trioxide compounds are classified as “toxic” and ...
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Study Says Even 'Safe' Drinking Water Poses Cancer Risk

Study Says Even ‘Safe’ Drinking Water Poses Cancer Risk

A new report from an environmental advocacy watchdog group cautions that carcinogenic products in tap water may altogether increase cancer risk for thousands of U.S. residents over a lifetime. In a peer-reviewed study published in the journal Heliyon Thursday, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that 22 carcinogens commonly found in tap water — including arsenic, byproducts of water disinfectants and radionuclides such as uranium and ...
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Doctors Find Differences in Brains of U.S. Diplomats who Alleged Mystery Attacks in Cuba

Doctors Find Differences in Brains of U.S. Diplomats who Alleged Mystery Attacks in Cuba

A group of U.S. government workers potentially exposed to unexplained phenomena in Cuba have less white matter in their brains and less connectivity in the areas that control vision and hearing than similar healthy people, doctors have found. The findings from University of Pennsylvania researchers are the most specific to date about the neurological condition of the U.S. diplomats, spies and their families who reported strange ...
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Another Jury Finds Monsanto’s ROUNDUP Weedkiller Caused a Man’s Cancer

Another Jury Finds Monsanto’s ROUNDUP Weedkiller Caused a Man’s Cancer

The Monsanto corporation’s most notorious product has again been found guilty of causing a man’s cancer. Dealing another major blow to Bayer, who bought Monsanto in 2018, a San Francisco jury has unanimously ruled that Roundup and its primary ingredient glyphosate were the likely cause of a defendant’s cancer. Edwin Hardeman, a 70-year-old Sonoma County, California resident had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which he claimed ...
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