Is Arsenic In Your Drinking Water? A one-time oral dose of 60,000 ppb of arsenic will kill you. That's no more than 1/50 the weight of a penny, which shows how dangerous arsenic really is. It's unlikely you won't be exposed to that much arsenic at one time. However, there's a very good chance you will be exposed to much higher levels over just a few years, merely through the water you drink, food you eat and air you breathe. Why? Unfortunately, the arsenic to which you are exposed is typically ...[READ MORE]
Nine-year-old Rachel Beckwith didn't live long enough to reach her goal of raising $300 to bring clean water to African villagers. She died in a 13-car accident on Interstate 90 in Bellevue, Wash., last week, the Seattle Times reported. Since then, hundreds of thousands of dollars have flowed into the charity page she set up shortly before her accident, with more than 9,000 people contributing $368,000 to Rachel's cause. Read the rest of the story...
Food and water watch has put together a video and guide for safe tap water and how to chose a water filter. Take Back the Tap Guide to Safe Tap Water Tap water is tested more frequently for safety concerns than bottled water, but the water quality reports issued by local utilities can be confusing to read. Use this guide to help understand these reports and why they are important. Then get tips on finding the right filter for your household tap water based on the water quality in your ...[READ MORE]
The shocking results from Dr. Oz’s special investigation are in. Arsenic, lead, known carcinogen chromium 6, and perchlorate – or rocket fuel – are among the contaminants you are being exposed to every day. Click here to watch Part 1. Click here to watch Part 2. Click here to watch Part 3
Unknown to most Americans, a surprising number of U.S. cities have drinking water with unhealthy levels of chemicals and contaminants. In fact, some organizations and state environmental agencies that collect and analyze water data say the level of chemicals in some Americans' drinking water not only exceeds recommended health guideline but the pollutants even exceed the limits set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the national legal authority in these matters. The website 24/7 ...[READ MORE]
by Kristian Boose Presented in its entirety is New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s May 31, 2010 press release regarding the lawsuit brought against the Federal Government: A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN TO SUE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TODAY FOR FAILURE TO STUDY “FRACKING” Demand For Fracking Study In Delaware River Basin Ignored – Even Though Drilling Would Affect NY Watershed And Portions Of 8 New York Counties Feds Abandon Legally Required Responsibility To Assess Environmental & Public ...[READ MORE]