Browsing the "water pollution" Tag

Clean water from oysters? You betcha.

October 30th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás

Oyster populations are waning, and the impacts could be more profound than the end of raw bars as we know it. How are oysters and clean water linked


Duke Energy Coal Ash Spill

February 18th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

West Virginia residents are still dealing with the aftermath of a dirty coal spill polluting their drinking water, and now a Duke Energy coal ash spill is contaminating water in Virginia


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


Endless Shrimp? How sustainable are those little crustaceans?

September 10th, 2013 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

You've seen the ads on TV for all-you-can-eat shrimp buffets. Shrimp, once a special treat that you'd get once in a while on a summer seaside vacation, has turned into cheap fast-food like McDonald's hamburgers. And like fast-food burgers, cheap shrimp is an ecological disaster


7 Ways to Become a Water Conservation Hero

December 4th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

Our Green Dude Segment was with Green Dude Antonio, who is a water purification expert with Pur2o. I'm always surprised by how much I actually don't know and probably don't want to know! Anyway, that segment inspired this post about water and water conservation


Fracking Puts Colorado’s Organic Farmers Under Siege

May 11th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

When Alison and Jason Gannett moved into their North Fork Valley home in Colorado, their plan was to produce all of their food in their very own organic garden, but a year later that dream is in jeopardy as natural gas companies are looking to drill near their land


Big Chicken [VIDEO]

July 29th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

The Pew Environment Group released a report detailing the environmental impact of 'Big Chicken', and the details are grim


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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