Tag: Water

CONTAMINATION OF PUERTO RICAN DRINKING WATER IN AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE MARIA ALERT FROM UALBANY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSOR 

David O. Carpenter, M.D., professor of environmental health sciences at University at Albany’s School of Public Health, is available to talk about the threat posed by contaminated water to Puerto Rican residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Dr. Carpenter was quoted this week…

How Flint’s water crisis is impacting the nation’s water infrastructure

As of late, five Michigan officials, including the head of the state health department, have been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the ongoing investigation into Flint’s water crisis. A dozen of Flint residents contracted Legionnaires’ disease after the city’s water source had been contaminated…

Examples, Methods and Benefits of Sustainable Living

Shifting our lifestyle towards a sustainable model is a journey that takes a lifelong commitment. It requires learning, exploring and experimenting with sustainable practices in all the spheres of our lives. Beyond the reach of international agreements, campaigns, politics and economy, there are individual…

The American South Will Bear the Worst of Climate Change’s Costs

Global warming will intensify regional inequality in the United States, according to a revolutionary new economic assessment of the phenomenon

5 Terrible Things That Happen When You Don’t Recycle

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, America produces over 258 million tons of waste every year ― which is close to a ton of trash per American citizen. The EPA believes as much as 75 percent of that waste to be recyclable or reusable,…

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