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Phthalates and Prenatal Exposure: A Good Reason to Avoid Bottled Water.

Phthalates. Don’t ask me to pronounce it but do be aware that this chemical, used to soften plastic and used extensively in the bottled water industry and for many toys, food containers, and medical tubing, has been shown to effect … Continue reading

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2014 Another Year of Water Pollution Disasters

From sea to shining sea, all year long, the news overflowed with stories of catastrophic water pollution events that made people sick, destroyed ecosystems and cost uncalculated billions to clean up. The poisons are many – everything from naturally occurring … Continue reading

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EPA to Investigate How Fracking Impacts Drinking Water

It’s about time the EPA looks into how natural gas fracking is affecting the drinking water of people living near the over 10,000 natural gas drilling sites in the U.S. The EPA announced last week that they will study the … Continue reading

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Is Your Well Water Making You Sick? New USGS Study is Alarming.

A recent study released by the USGS shows 13% of private wells in the U.S.  are contaminated with levels of metals and other elements above the set safety standards for health. Contaminants of particular concern include arsenic, uranium, manganese, radon, … Continue reading

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Phthalates and Prenatal Exposure: A Good Reason to Avoid Bottled Water

Phthalates. Don’t ask me to pronounce it but do be aware that this chemical, used to soften plastic and used extensively in the bottled water industry and for many toys, food containers, and medical tubing, has been shown to affect baby boys … Continue reading

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