EPA tests soil in South Patrick Shores, in wake of cancer cluster concerns

SOUTH PATRICK SHORES — The nation's top environmental cops arrived on the Space Coast this week with X-ray soil sensors in hand to dig for signs of any chemicals or metals left behind by the Air Force or Army over the last seven decades. "There was a huge chunk of metal down there," said Sandra Sullivan, referring to a hole in her back yard where U.S. Environmental Protection Agency workers had been digging. She lent them her shovel, as well as her knowledge of what she's already dug up ...[READ MORE]

The Erin Brockovich Water Filter

AquaTru Announces Partnership With Erin Brockovich AquaTru LLC, the company behind the revolutionary AquaTru countertop reverse osmosis water purification system, is thrilled to announce a partnership with world-renowned clean water activist, Erin Brockovich. Erin will serve as both a brand ambassador and spokesperson.   AquaTru is the first product that Erin has ever endorsed and the only water purifier she has ever recommended. Aquatru Erin Brockovich became a worldwide ...[READ MORE]

Fluoride Officially Classified As A Neurotoxin In World’s Top Medical Journals

Evidence of how negatively fluoride can impact our health has been increasing in rapid pace throughout the past few years. People are hoping that by bringing awareness to this that somehow we can get sodium fluoride removed from the world’s water supply. A big step has been made here recently. In the most prestigious medical journal. One known as The Lancet. fluoride has been at last classified as a neurotoxin one hundred percent. This puts it in the same category as things like lead, ...[READ MORE]

The 25 U.S. Cities with the Worst Drinking Water

WHERE THE CONTAMINANTS ARE FLOWING STRAIGHT FROM THE TAP. By ALEX DANIEL bestlifeonline.com In 2017, it’s not unusual to have a personal preference for water. Maybe you like a light mineral flavor or a mild earthiness. Or maybe you prefer sparkling. Whatever the case, chances are you don’t want anything that includes chemicals or carcinogens—the types of contaminants included in the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule.” While most ...[READ MORE]

Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For

The company’s operation in Michigan reveals how it’s dominated the industry by going into economically depressed areas with lax water laws. In rural Mecosta County, Mich., sits a near-windowless facility with a footprint about the size of Buckingham Palace. It’s just one of Nestlé’s roughly 100 bottled water factories in 34 countries around the world. Inside, workers wear hairnets, hard hats, goggles, gloves, and earplugs. Ten production lines snake through the space, funneling local spring ...[READ MORE]

Rural Kentucky Residents Living with Contaminated Water for Years

 Rural Kentucky Residents Living with Contaminated Water for Years Long-standing problems provide contaminated drinking water and few options for residents of eastern Kentucky. In Martin County, Kentucky, residents never know what they're going to get when they turn on their faucets. Sometimes, they get milky water, or water that looks more like beer, according to a Los Angeles Times report. And sometimes, residents of this county located in far eastern Kentucky get ...[READ MORE]