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



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