Drinking Water Contamination: More Than One Way to Skin a Cat
America’s secret Chernobyl!
The U.S. water crisis is worse and more multi-faceted than most of us realize. Our drinking water is contaminated by toxic fracking chemicals, old lead pipes like those in Flint, and – worse of all – radioactive nuclear waste.
The Irradiated States of America
Eleanor Goldfield from Act Out! reports:
Contamination of water from industrial sources and bad management is a quintessential 21st century problem caused by a 20th century mindset… priorities like petroleum, profit, and personal privilege overshadow 21st century needs such as clean water, fresh air, education and health. […]
On the topic of heavy metal contamination, Navajo country in eastern Arizona is facing a water contamination crisis that has been described as “horrific” even when compared to the disaster in Flint… The cause of the contamination in Sanders, Arizona, where almost three quarters of the…
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