All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘polluted drinking water’

Toledo, Ohio Mayor Lifts Water Ban

It’s hard to understand the current water situation within the Toledo, Ohio region. There seems to be a divide over the state of the drinking water. Ohio Governor John Kasich had declared a state of emergency and even called upon the National Guard to aid in the distribution of food and water. And yet despite a fairly recent declaration that …

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West Virginia Chemical Spill Affects Drinking Water

On Thursday, a tank at Freedom Industries leaked dangerous chemicals into the Elk River in Charleston, Virginia. Nine counties in West Virginia have been warned not to drink, bathe, cook or do laundry with their tap water because of the contamination hazards posed by this spill. The chemical is a foaming agent that is used in processing coal, and approximately …

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