In December, EWG published the first national investigation of the suspected carcinogen chromium-6 -- also known as hexavalent chromium -- in drinking water in 35 cities around the country. Recently, Senators Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., introduced Senate Bill 79, the Protecting Pregnant Women and Children From Hexavalent Chromium Act of 2011. The Boxer/Feinstein bill would require the Environmental Protection Agency to act within a year to set a safe limit for ...[READ MORE]
Tell Congress to stop wasting tax dollars on bottled water During and after the State of the Union last Tuesday, President Obama and Congressional Republicans waxed poetic about the need to cut wasteful spending in Washington. Here's an easy place to start: According to Corporate Accountability International, Congress spent nearly $200,000 on bottled water in just three months last year. Recent studies estimate that bottled water costs almost 2,000 times more than tap water – even ...[READ MORE]
http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/latest/sulfuryl-fluoride-pesticide Concerned that children may be over-exposed to fluoride from pesticide residue on food, the EPA could ban the use of sulfuryl fluoride, is used on foods. Just days after U.S. health officials moved to reduce the level of fluoride in U.S. drinking water, the Environmental Protection Agency is moving to ban the use of a fluoride-based pesticide on food because the fluoride in pesticide residue could be contributing ...[READ MORE]
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A bonus clip from "Tapped" the documentary movie.A clip about the chemicals that run downstream that may eventually appear in your water. Concerned about contaminants in your water? Have your water tested._____________________________________________________________