Pollution

Toxic Chemicals Along Ohio River: A Danger To Our Drinking Water?

"Arsenic. Lead. Mercury. Sulfuric Acid. At a closed Duke Energy power plant, at least 10 billion pounds of coal ash containing these toxins and more are sitting on the banks of the Ohio River – a source of drinking water for more than 5 million people."

Source: WCPO Cincinnati, 07/06/2016

"Mass Fish Deaths in Vietnam Highlight Country’s Press Freedom Problem"

"The stink from Vietnam’s fish kill scandal — which left some 70 tons of dead fish scattered across the beaches of four of the country’s provinces and fishermen out of work — is symptomatic of something greater than worries about food security and the environment: access to information and the ability to distribute it."

Source: Huffington Post, 07/04/2016

How Can Industrial-Scale Agriculture Reduce Its Environmental Footprint?

"Rivers, streams, lakes, and coastal waters of the United States face various threats through human activities, not least of which is the bane of pollution. One of the major sources of contaminants that can upset the natural balance is industrial output, including large-scale agriculture, particularly if the processes and discharge are poorly managed, according to a new report from Environment America."

Source: Christian Science Monitor, 07/04/2016

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