Browsing the "drinking water" Tag

Clean Drinking Water Project Challenges You to Put Down the Smartphone

March 20th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

We live in an age of screens. At work, many of us stare at a computer screen all day, then head home to watch television. In between, our eyes are glued to our smartphones as we check email, play Words with Friends (guilty!), and text our besties. All of that screen time can't be healthy, and Giorgio Armani is challenging us to step away from our smartphones for just 10 minutes. In exchange, he will give a child in need a day's worth of clean water.


West Virginia Water is Still Contaminated

February 12th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

With the epic storms ripping through the southeast this week, the news cycle has kind of moved past the dirty coal spill that contaminated a large part of the West Virginia water supply. Unfortunately, toxic chemicals associated with coal production are still showing up in some resident's water


WaterAid and Choice Organic Teas

March 22nd, 2012 | by Heather Carr

To celebrate World Water Day (March 22) all through the month of March, Choice Organic Teas will donate twenty cents to WaterAid for every box of tea sold on their website


Why Natural Gas Drilling Threatens Our Clean Water Future

August 27th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Natural gas gets a lot of press as being a clean energy solution, and in some ways that's true. Natural gas vehicles, for example, emit far fewer emissions than traditional fossil fuel cars. The trouble with natural gas isn't so much related to usage but to how we get that gas out of the ground in the first place


Rocket Fuel in Your Water?

February 11th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

A "potent thyroid toxin" that is a component of rocket fuel, perchlorate, contaminates the drinking water of up to 17 million Americans in 26 states. The EPA is finally going to start regulating it



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