Reusable Glass Water Bottles: The Reasons to Ditch the Plastic

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Trends come and go, and the living healthy ones aren’t an exception to this, however, one that’s hardly going to change is the importance of staying hydrated with water, daily.

While the 8 glasses a day rule isn’t actually well looked into, scientifically, it still doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take drinking more water seriously. Remember, every cell in your body requires enough water to function well.

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Erin Brockovich is warning about an emerging drinking-water crisis in the USA

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Here’s how she recommends you protect yourself.

Erin Brockovich, who some of you know as the woman who fought against California’s Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) in 1996 and later had a movie made about her, is a fierce supporter of clean water. And because of her work over the last couple of decades, when she sees water the color of “light pee” she doesn’t drink it; at low levels, … [more…]

Bill would limit science Michigan uses to regulate toxic cleanups

Bill would limit science Michigan uses to regulate toxic cleanups

Young’s Environmental workers dig into a hillside on House Street NE in Belmont, Mich., where Wolverine World Wide dumped tannery waste on what’s now MDOT property. Photo taken Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Barrels containing tannery waste and animal hides were discovered on the property. (Neil Blake | MLive.com) (Neil Blake | nblake1@mlive.com)

LANSING, MI — New legislation has sprouted in lame duck session that public health advocates say would lock

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Newark said its water was safe, but … was warned of problems months ago

City officials in Newark said they learned in October that lead water contamination wasn’t just affecting a dozen homes, but was a “widespread problem,” potentially impacting as many as 40,000 residents.

But, a newly-released email shows officials were warned at least seven months earlier — months they spent insisting the water was “absolutely safe to drink,” and assuring residents that the issue was confined to a small number of homes.

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Nuclear Reactor Wastewater Will End Up In Beaver Lake

Signage for Beaver Lake, Nuclear Reactor Wastewater

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Fayetteville City Council on Wednesday approved dumping wastewater from the site of a former nuclear reactor into the city’s sewer system.

The water will eventually flow into Beaver Lake, our area’s main source for drinking water.

One city council member thinks it’s a bad idea, but others claim it’s perfectly safe.

"We are actually dumping our sewage, what’s left of it into our drinking [water] source," said

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