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April 12, 2019 Florida clean water activists say: it’s not a fracking ban if matrix acidizing is allowedSource: WMNF Radio
The Florida Legislature is considering bills to outlaw certain types of fracking in Florida; but advocates for clean water warn that the ban excludes one oil and gas extraction technique that could harm the environment because of...
April 4, 2019 FDA proposes limiting fluoride in bottled waterSource: DrBicuspid
director of FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, in a press release. "That's why today we are taking this step to lower the amount of fluoride in bottled water if added by manufacturers." Designed to account for...
Source: Think Progress
North Carolina has ordered one of the largest utility companies in the United States to excavate coal ash from all remaining sites in the state, in a major victory for environmental advocates and vulnerable communities...
March 31, 2019 Op-ed: Striking the right balance for clean waterSource: The Indianapolis Star
Keeping our rivers, lakes and streams clean and protected is a principle that every American — and Hoosier — agrees with. That’s why Congress appropriately passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, which is intended...
Source: NBC News
WASHINGTON — A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.
March 25, 2019 National report gives Washington state an ‘F’ for efforts to remove lead from school drinking waterSource: The Seattle Times
Washington joined nearly two dozen other states that flunked a national ranking of their efforts to remove lead from drinking water in public schools and preschool centers. In a report released last week, the advocate groups...
World Water Day — March 22 — is recognized each March by the United Nations to highlight the importance of safe drinking water and advocate for sustainable management of freshwater resources.
March 21, 2019 U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floodsSource: Reuters
Record floods have devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt across Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and several other states. Early estimates of lost crops and livestock are approaching $1 billion in Nebraska alone. With more...
March 21, 2019 Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation Announce a Commitment of $100,000 for Midwest Flood ReliefSource: CSR Wire
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Mar. 20 /CSRwire/ - In response to the floods that have impacted midwestern states including Iowa and Nebraska, Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation have committed to provide $100,000 in support...
March 21, 2019 Africa in a world without waterSource: The Punch Newspapers
Affecting over 1.1 billion people globally, lack of safe, clean water is gradually metamorphosing from a challenge to a problem. According to findings, this problem has become prevalent in low and ...
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