Locals Take Wind Industry to UN Over Destruction of Ontario’s Water Supply

Locals Take Wind Industry to UN Over Its Destruction of Ontario’s Water Supply

The wind industry has all but destroyed water supplies in Chatham-Kent, Ontario. Hammering hundreds of giant steel piles (the foundations for 300 tonne turbines) into the aquifer across the county has turned once potable water into a grimy, toxic sludge. Locals are, justifiably, incensed.

Losing their water supply would be bad enough, and being lied to by wind industry goons has its own special charm, of course. But it’s the … [more…]

Opinion: Infrastructure Bill Shouldn’t Ignore Our Aging Water Systems

photo: Infrastructure Bill Shouldn’t Ignore Our Aging Water Systems

Safe drinking water is the bedrock of public health. On that score, America is failing. From lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan, to toxic levels of arsenic found in Texas, over the past decade tens of millions of Americans have likely been exposed to dangerously unsafe water.

In his State of the Union address last month, President Donald Trump said it was “time to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure.” He is undeniably … [more…]