Six years after the city of Flint, Michigan, began using a toxic water source that sickened its residents, VICE uncovered payoffs, the silencing of a whistleblower, a shady financial deal, a coverup, and the former governor who presided over it all.
A new report published May 6 by the non-profit Environmental Working Group and Northeastern University finds people in nearly every state in the country are exposed to unhealthy drinking water.
Some private companies are turning their attention to the need for clean drinking water by inventing machines that can literally extract water out of thin air.
A new report from the Environmental Working Group found more than 30 million Americans’ drinking water is contaminated with alarmingly high concentrations of atrazine, a toxic herbicide.
Thirty-three more schools in Detroit, Michigan were revealed to have elevated levels of lead and copper in their drinking water, bringing the total, of 86 schools tested so far, to 57. Ultimately, 106 schools are still waiting for their water to be tested.
Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has given Nestle permission to extract 400 gallons (1,500 liters) of water per minute for its Stanwood bottling plant, in the face of a sustained protest campaign.
N.C. State University scientists conducting a study in Cape Fear River in Wilmington, North Carolina, have detected a persistent toxic industrial chemical known simply as GenX in the drinking water source, which has apparently Read More…
There is a humanitarian catastrophe affecting millions of people unfolding in Syria, and the Western mainstream media are blatantly ignoring it. On December 22, 2016, Takfiris aligned with al Qaeda Read More…
On Friday, November 26, 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers announced a December 5 deadline to move protesters off their current location to a nearby “free speech zone.” Just days after setting this ultimatum for demonstrators encamped at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, the Army Corps walked back their deadline to move the camp from its current location.