drinking water

Groups ID Toxic Coal Ash Sites in 14 States, Demand Regulations

Groups ID Toxic Coal Ash Sites in 14 States, Demand Regulations

Two environmental groups today identified 31 sites in 14 states contaminated with coal-ash waste containing arsenic, cadmium, lead, selenium, and other toxic metals that can cause cancer and neurological damage to humans and poison fish and wildlife.

H.2O: Discussing water with Maude Barlow of the United Nations, part one

H.2O: Discussing water with Maude Barlow of the United Nations, part one

Water nourishes every aspect of life on Earth. Most Americans take access to water for granted. The grim reality is that fresh water is getting harder to find. When communities cannot get clean water, people are often forced to choose between dying of thirst or drinking disease-ridden polluted water. This heartbreaking situation is playing itself…