Water news, articles and information:
|4/29/2016 - Surprise! The Environmental Protection Agency is not actually protecting underground drinking water supplies (one of its primary functions) from contamination by oil fields and, in a number of instances, has actually allowed companies to dump dirty wastewater into aquifers, according to a newly released...|
|4/28/2016 - Plastic water bottles may seem the perfect, convenient way to keep you hydrated on the go. Unfortunately, many of us do not realize that these bottles are only used once, and then take over a thousand years to degrade.
In the U.S, only 31 percent of all plastic water bottles are recycled, and more...|
|4/27/2016 - Americans jaded by decades of growing government unresponsiveness, were shocked when the Michigan attorney general announced that he would file charges against two state environmental officials and a Flint city official, for negligently continuing to provide lead-tainted water to residents, even after...|
|4/26/2016 - Americans enamored with Sen. Bernie Sanders' socialist economic plans – which essentially amount to taxing the rich (a lot – to the point where they'd leave the country), along with everyone who earns a wage, so that government could make lots of things like college, healthcare and day care...|
|4/26/2016 - Although the harm caused by consistent hydraulic fracturing – or fracking, as it is casually known – to the global climate is widely known, for many people, its ill effects are striking much closer to home, as their water and land become poisoned with toxic chemicals released by this destructive...|
|4/24/2016 - For those who wonder why, as the editor of Natural News, I carry a loaded weapon with me at all times, consider how often whistleblowers who threaten to expose government conspiracy crimes end up dead. In just the last few days, a water treatment plant foreman who could have testified against the corrupt...|
|4/21/2016 - In what appears to be a first for America, scientists and water quality managers who worked for the government have been charged with felony crimes for conspiring to poison the people of Flint, Michigan with lead in the water supply.
According to the Detroit Free Press:
Multiple charges were filed...|
|4/20/2016 - The Health Ranger's laboratory, now known as the Consumer Wellness Center Labs (CWClabs.com) has just been awarded a "Certificate of Excellence" by ERA, a Waters Company proficiency testing firm that tests laboratory analytical accuracy.
The test name is "WS-236" with a close date of 4/15/2016. It...|
|4/19/2016 - After the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, Greater Cincinnati Water Works customers are now being warned that a great portion of the city-owned service lines are made of lead which can leak into the city's drinking water.
Last week, the Cincinnati City Council's Economic Growth and Infrastructure...|
|4/18/2016 - The federal government's failure to protect residents of Flint, Mich., from drinking tainted water is actually a familiar tail, for it involves a bureaucracy – the Environmental Protection Agency – that has a history of malfeasance and incompetence.
What is also common is the federal...|
|4/18/2016 - Sometimes simple cures are the best ones, and it doesn't get any simpler than water. Drinking water is a basic human necessity, and it has long been touted as a solution to a host of problems. Despite the common knowledge that drinking plenty of water can enhance well-being, many people still fail to...|
|4/15/2016 - Every day seems to bring new evidence that Venezuela's transition from a market-based economy to a socialist one is proving to be every bit as ill-advised as it has sounded from day one. The country is now nearing total collapse as the government is failing miserably to provide its citizens with basic...|
|4/14/2016 - Some people think everything "white" is clean, but clean of what? Bleach turns many things white, and strips food of all nutrition, while polluting it with one of the most toxic chemical concoctions on the planet.
Still, in almost every U.S. city, people "march for the cure" and "walk for the cure"...|
|4/13/2016 - According to a report published by The Lancet in 2014 but that has only recently gained wider attention, fluoride is a neurotoxin in the same category as mercury, lead and arsenic.
Fluoride's status as a neurotoxin is not particularly new or controversial in the medical community, but this knowledge...|
|4/11/2016 - We've just finished testing the first 100 water samples we received from Natural News readers via our EPA Watch program to monitor the nation's municipal water supplies. Because the EPA knowingly lies about lead contamination in water -- and because state water testing agencies routinely commit scientific...|
|4/11/2016 - Even as the contaminated water crisis in Flint, Mich., continues to make headlines, communities in three separate Northeast states have been facing a crisis of their own: widespread contamination of water supplies with the toxic chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, or C8).
PFOA is one of the key...|
|4/9/2016 - In an age of government corruption and regulatory abuse, citizen scientists are now more urgently needed than ever before. This is perhaps no more true than in Flint, Michigan, where activists conducted independent research that discovered lead levels in children had doubled since the city switched...|
|4/8/2016 - This is yet another example of how the federal bureaucracy has grown so big and so ubiquitous as to have become unanswerable to the general public and, sadly, Congress.
As reported recently by the Detroit News, the Environmental Protection Agency's top official in the Midwest was aware that the drinking...|
|4/7/2016 - Even if farmers stopped using nitrogen fertilizers today, dangerous nitrate levels in drinking water would persist for decades, report researchers at the University of Waterloo.
Nitrogen fertilizers are used to prevent nitrogen from becoming depleted from the soil. Unfortunately, the overuse of nitrogen...|
|4/5/2016 - In recent days, Portland, Oregon's city council voted unanimously to authorize city attorney Tracy Reeve to sue Monsanto for polluting two of the city's main waterways, The Columbia Slough and Willamette River, with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
PCBs are a group of highly toxic, cancer-causing...|
|4/3/2016 - According to a ridiculous new obesity study from the University of Bristol, drinking Diet Coke and other diet drinks is healthier than drinking water ... What?
As reported by the Alliance for Natural Health, the lead scientist of the study, Peter Rogers, has stated that, "the balance of evidence...|
|4/1/2016 - Despite the fact that California's drought has left the state and its residents facing dire conditions, profit-hungry Nestle has continued to collect water from 12 spring sites – 27 million gallons of it in 2013 to be exact – in order to sell their bottled Arrowhead 100% Mountain Spring...|
|4/1/2016 - Reports of children being poisoned by lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, have shocked the nation – and for good reason. Unfortunately, the story of Flint, Michigan, isn't exactly unique. Children across the country are exposed to toxic lead everyday – levels which meet and exceed...|
|3/31/2016 - According to statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, natural gas now powers about 33 percent of the US electrical grid, but the technique that's used to extract oil from the ground today is much different from the drilling methods of the past. To speed up the process, a high-tech...|
|3/31/2016 - The old ChemFab plant above the Walloomsac River near North Bennington, Vt., was, for many years, a respected local employer, back in the days when the village's prosperity depended mostly on industry.
But for others, the plant was an eyesore and a nuisance, with its smokestacks spewing waste that...|
|3/27/2016 - The nation has been rightly outraged by the recent large-scale lead poisoning of the children (and adults) of Flint, Michigan. Amid calls for the identification and punishment of the government officials responsible, however, a dangerous impression may have been created that the case of Flint is somehow...|
|3/26/2016 - While lead-laden water has destroyed the lives of many U.S. residents, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has remained disturbingly hands-off in the matter, if not ignoring the problem entirely.
One case where their disregard for human safety is evident involves the residents of Flint, Michigan....|
|3/25/2016 - Some are calling it an intentional act of environmental sabotage for monetary gain: The Colorado Gold King mine disaster from last summer that left hundreds of miles of the Animas River tainted with heavy metals, such as lead and arsenic, and other toxins. New reports suggest that the Environmental...|
|3/24/2016 - According to a water quality report, Boulder, Colorado's drinking water contains high levels of chromium-6, a carcinogenic chemical linked to cancers of the liver, stomach and small intestine.
Limited research on the health effects of hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6, has resulted in a lack of...|
|3/23/2016 - As part of our EPA Watch program that aims to test public water supplies across America for toxic heavy metals and chemicals, I just finished testing a water sample that was collected from inside the VA hospital located at 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, Connecticut, zip code 06516. Click here for...|
|3/22/2016 - In April 2014, Flint, Michigan, made the switch from Detroit's water supply to the Flint River to save some money. Almost immediately after making the switch residents noticed a change in their tap water quality.
Numerous complaints came in about cloudy, discolored, smelly water. It tasted bad and...|
|3/21/2016 - One of the Environmental Protection Agency's core functions is the enforcement of provisions contained, which includes "the authority to implement pollution control programs such as setting wastewater standards for industry," and to assist states in ensuring that the general public has safe drinking...|
|3/21/2016 - More than a half-dozen Western states that depend on the Colorado River Basin for the bulk of their water are drawing much more heavily from groundwater supplies than previously thought, according to a new study, which is the latest indication that the historic drought gripping much of the region is...|
|3/19/2016 - The water quality throughout the United States leaves much to be desired; it's in such horrible shape that just about everywhere you turn, it's ruining people's health. This isn't about an occasional situation either, but rather several ongoing problems that seem to have no end in sight.
|3/19/2016 - After presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told Flint, Michigan, resident Lee-Anne Walters that it will take years before lead issues are improved, Walters says she was so taken aback that she became momentarily ill. "I hated Hillary Clinton's answer," Walters says. "It actually made me vomit in my...|
|3/13/2016 - A new problem is developing in the United States, and it's right underneath our feat. The bulk of America's water infrastructure, which consists of more than 1 million pipes under the streets, is corroding. As a result, many people are drinking tap water contaminated with toxic heavy metals and don't...|
|3/10/2016 - A few months ago, the man-made water disaster finally blew up in Flint and on the media, after almost two years of struggle. Although bottled water was finally delivered to residents in January, what has taken place in Flint can no longer be swept under the carpet. For almost two years, state officials...|
|3/9/2016 - Sadly, the EPA has become a corrupt, incompetent regulatory regime that has utterly failed to protect America from lead poisoning in the water supply.
In an effort to take over the job of the EPA in testing America's water supply for lead poisoning, we've just opened up our water project to receive...|
|3/9/2016 - Filmmaker Michael Moore is angry – again – but for once his anger is justified, even if it is not always directed at the right people.
In a lengthy piece at The Huffington Post, Moore lamented the horrendous inaction by government officials regarding a years-long water contamination problem...|
|3/8/2016 - The average American child is water-deficient from a very young age, while official statistics say that at least one-third of U.S. citizens don't get enough H2O in their systems. The people that do get enough actually rely heavily on other sources. Indeed, 48% of their total intake of liquids...|
|3/4/2016 - Officials who blew the whistle on lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, say children had blood lead levels significantly higher than what US health officials regard as elevated, and that the state was aware children were being poisoned. Since childhood lead poisoning scarcely makes news headlines,...|
|3/4/2016 - We're all familiar with the symptoms: watery eyes, sinus pressure, headache and that insanely annoying runny and itchy nose. While most of us spend at least one season suffering from allergies, others have chronic sinus infections that never seem to cease. So what gives? It certainly doesn't seem natural...|
|3/1/2016 - In 2014, by the order of the state, the city of Flint, Michigan, switched its water source from Detroit's Lake Huron, to the notoriously murky Flint River. The excuse? The city was too poor to afford clean water.
The result? For almost two years, residents of Flint and their children were consistently...|
|2/28/2016 - Almost two months ago, state officials in Flint, Michigan, finally ran out of places to hide and the people throughout America learned the painful truth. Although it was more than obvious that changing Flint's water supply had been an absurd and utterly irresponsible decision, the residents were forced...|
|2/26/2016 - In response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and other environmental groups, the FDA has announced that it will ban a variety of toxic food packaging chemicals and cancer-causing food flavoring chemicals – chemicals they...|
|2/26/2016 - Summertime isn't a stroll through the park for everyone. Especially if you live in a hot region like Hawaii, Florida or Texas, a swimming pool becomes a gift from heaven when the temperature gets to 80 degrees plus. A refreshing way to keep cool on a hot day, swimming also provides the opportunity for...|
|2/25/2016 - For years, scientists and residents of areas where fracking is performed have raised concerns that the controversial mining practice could be causing cancer. Now a direct link has been demonstrated for the first time, in a collaborative study by numerous respected U.S. and Chinese institutions, and...|
|2/25/2016 - Could sulfur be the key to saving autistic children from the toxic tragedy that's been besieged upon them? Could organic sulfur crystals actually REVERSE autism? This is to be carefully considered now. Sulfate deficiency has been specifically identified in the cerebral spinal fluid of autistic children...|
|2/24/2016 - Do you know what's actually contained in the food that you eat every day? If it's conventional and grown using phosphate-based fertilizers, as most American food is, then, chances are, it contains harmful ionizing radiation that's accumulating in your bones, vital organs and arteries, where it may eventually...|
|2/22/2016 - Mohammed Al-Ghamdi, a water expert and faculty member of Saudi Arabia's King Faisal University, has announced the shocking news that the country's groundwater will run out in 13 years.(1)
"Official estimates have been disclosed showing an acute drop in water levels in agricultural areas,"...|
|2/19/2016 - The Michigan Attorney General's office will likely have to petition the state legislature for some hefty cash to investigate the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where some nine local residents have died from polluted water. According to reports, those responsible for the disaster could face...|
|2/18/2016 - In an extremely unsettling report by Reuters it seems that Michigan officials were actually aware of a serious problem with the water supply in the city of Flint but took measures to block an investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is...|
|2/17/2016 - Here's the scoop, folks: I've just announced a non-profit nationwide initiative to test the water supplies from 100+ cities across America, exposing the LIES of the EPA in an effort to protect our children from the kind of lead poisoning that just happened in Flint, Michigan. (Click here to watch my...|
|2/17/2016 - First, the residents of Flint, Michigan, were drinking lead-contaminated water, all while Governor Snyder was well aware of water quality issues that ultimately destroyed people's emotional and physical health. Now, another state is in the throes of a government-versus-the-citizens water-related crisis,...|
|2/16/2016 - Two citizen scientists who lead a non-profit food and water laboratory in central Texas have teamed up to prevent children across America from being poisoned with lead in municipal water supplies. Forensic food scientist Mike Adams has teamed with a former NASA contract scientist to conduct nationwide...|
|2/16/2016 - Okra, also known as "lady's finger" or "bamya," is a perennial flowering plant of the Malvaceae family. This popular and very nutritional veggie originated in Egypt, and has been cultivated in tropical or warm temperature regions of the world ever since the 12th century. Just short of reaching maturity,...|
|2/14/2016 - On February 6, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that a nuclear power plant about 40 miles from Manhattan had leaked one of the most potent radioactive carcinogens into the groundwater. The groundwater in that area flows to the Hudson River just 25 miles north of New York City.
"Yesterday I learned...|
|2/10/2016 - If you were asked to make a list of the most evil corporations in existence, which names would first come to mind?
Monsanto? Philip Morris? Union Carbide? Those are all great examples, but if you neglected to include Nestle, the list would remain incomplete.
Nestle has a long history of dirty...|
|2/5/2016 - Andrew Jackson (the US President on the $20 bill) signed the "Indian Removal Act" into law in 1830. Consequentially, over 125,000 Native Americans were forced off their properties in the East and relocated to "Indian territories" across the Mississippi River to the West. The federal government was making...|
|2/3/2016 - Farmers in California's Central Valley are considering an extreme measure to help combat declining groundwater levels, and it may seem counterintuitive – they want to flood their own farms.
The land has become completely parched with drought, and Don Cameron, a farmer in the area who grows...|
|2/2/2016 - According to a recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey, male bass are experiencing sex changes due to chemicals that are found in most waterways across Northeast National Wildlife Refuges.(1) Studies have found that up to 85% of male smallmouth bass in the region are demonstrating "characteristics...|
|2/1/2016 - As Flint, Michigan, continues to be faced with the challenge of cleaning up its own lead-tainted water supply, another city in the state of Ohio finds itself dealing with a similar problem.
Once again, federal, state and local officials have failed in their responsibility to a community to not only...|
|1/31/2016 - Day after day, month after month, the people of Flint, Michigan, were poisoned by increasing amounts of lead and other toxins coming from the city's water supply. The poisoning began in April 2014, when the source of the city's drinking water was switched from Detroit to the Flint River. The switch...|
|1/29/2016 - On January 5, a state of emergency was finally declared in Flint, Michigan. Having switched back to Detroit water in October 2015, the city of Flint still had a long way to go before their lead-poisoned water was once again safe to drink.
Nevertheless, it seemed as if the recent crisis never even...|
|1/27/2016 - The toxic industrial solvent trichloroethylene, or TCE, which emanated from a Bethpage, New York plant that used to manufacture aerospace technologies, is spreading and fast-encroaching on public water wells that may affect some 250,000 residents living in nearby Nassau County.
|1/26/2016 - Many people point their fingers at climate change, underwater weapons testing, ocean quakes and biodiversity, as reasons behind the collapse of the marine ecosystem. While there's something to be said for these issues as contributing factors in the decline of marine life, the fact remains that the ongoing...|
|1/24/2016 - Already pressured by a collapsing economy and a financial state of emergency, the people of Flint, Michigan, were also deprived of clean water in 2014, when the state decided to switch the city's water source to the notoriously mucky Flint River in a bid to save money. In the absence of proper treatment,...|
|1/22/2016 - In breaking news, the people of Flint, Michigan, are suing Governor Snyder, the city of Flint, and the state for injuries obtained from drinking lead-contaminated water – water which was been known to be harmful, yet which went ignored. As a result of this blatant shunning of public health, there...|
|1/22/2016 - At a time when California is facing droughts of historic proportions and its residents are in desperate need of water, government officials have admitted that errors have been made in which billions of gallons of wastewater has been re-injected into underground aquifers where high-quality drinking water...|
|1/21/2016 - Many dentists and fluoride advocates tout the benefits of fluoride by saying that it's great for teeth, cavity prevention in particular. Furthermore, they often maintain that it's not harmful to your health and is naturally occurring, so no worries about the fluoride that shows up in your drinking water....|
|1/20/2016 - The Obama administration has declared a federal state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, due to pervasive contamination of the city's water supply that has harmed tens of thousands of residents – including afflicting the city's children with irreversible lead poisoning.
The crisis began in April...|
|1/19/2016 1:10:52 PM - The evolution of a depressed, angry generation accelerates as the slow, steady mutilation of their minds increases. Brain cells are being shot to pieces silently, by weapons of mass destruction hidden in the waterways. An entire population is under attack. The violence is taking place out of sight....|
|1/13/2016 - Fluoride, long added to our drinking water to improve oral health, is probably useless and even harmful to public health.
Its effectiveness is based on shaky science from the 1950s, yet big dental associations around the world keep promoting the addition of fluoride to our drinking water.
|1/12/2016 6:17:39 PM - There are several lessons to be learned regarding the ongoing water emergency in Flint, Michigan, but the most important of these is that being prepared on a personal level for unforeseen disasters is absolutely crucial – because the authorities cannot be depended on when the SHTF.
|1/11/2016 - The byproducts of the phosphate mining industry, hexafluorosilicic acid and sodium silicofluoride, are sold to cities around the world, and then dumped into those cities' municipal water supplies. We're told that fluoride prevents cavities, and this is the justification used to pour it into the water...|
|1/11/2016 - Thanks to emerging research, the health effects connected to water fluoridation are finally being acknowledged by the mainstream media as being, at the very least, controversial and most likely damaging.
For over 65 years, the federal government has told us that water fluoridation is good for our...|
|1/5/2016 - When "progressives" speak about unsustainable food production, they often go after meat products as being among the worst foods for the health of our planet. But did you know that the amount of water required to grow a single serving of almonds using conventional methods closely rivals that of a hamburger...|
|1/2/2016 - TalkNetwork.com's Pete Santilli is streaming LIVE right now from Oregon, covering the Hammond family constitutional crisis situation as it unfolds.
Click here for the live stream.
The Hammond family is being wildly victimized by the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM), threatened with five...|
|12/27/2015 - For over a year, California's capital city had been poisoning the public water supply – in secret – with chemicals that are known carcinogens, and that have never been approved for use in the water treatment process. This was the disturbing finding of a recent investigation by local Sacramento...|
|12/25/2015 - For those who are not familiar with the taxpayer-funded network Voice of America, it is essentially a government propaganda instrument whose mission, as The New York Times has noted in its politically correct manner, "is charged with presenting America's viewpoint to the world."
|12/11/2015 - Our homes, cars, offices and even dustbins are full of stuff that we barely give a second glance to. Many of those items are multi-purpose and can be used for prepping and/or in situations where our survival is challenged. Being able to adapt and use regular everyday items that you have around you is...|
|12/4/2015 - While a truck filled with pigs was on its way to an Ontario, Canada, pork processing plant in June 2015, animal rights activist Anita Krajnc tried to give the animals water. In an effort to provide relief to the animals during the intense summer heat, she poured some water in the truck's openings while...|
|11/23/2015 - As drought continues to bake California, it is becoming apparent to more and more residents that the remaining water resources are held by a small number of mega-farmers who undoubtedly hold a great deal of sway over government officials given the enormity of the Golden State's agriculture industry.
|11/20/2015 - As if California isn't already going through enough with its droughts and wildfires, state officials there are now warning that a nearly 100-year-old dam in the northern part of the state could collapse if a significant rainstorm occurs. More than this being a matter of structural devastation, the bigger...|
|11/18/2015 - In the peak of the summer heat, yet another example surfaced of why you absolutely should not quench your thirst with your local, unfiltered city tap water. It's been proven time and time again in numerous regions across the U.S that tap water can be very unsafe and may pose a variety of health risks...|
|11/16/2015 - A new documentary exposing the ugly truth behind the phosphate fertilizer industry will soon be available on DVD. The film, titled Fluoride: Poison on Tap, features testimony from dozens of professionals who are extremely knowledgeable about the harmful effects of fluoride, including Natural News Editor...|
|11/5/2015 - The head of Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has admitted in an interview with the Times of London that the technology does not yet exist that would allow the decommissioning of the three remaining melted-down reactors. He has no idea when such technology might be available, and...|
|11/4/2015 - Opponents of water fluoridation have finally earned a victory in the fight against fluoride! San Marcos, Texas, a college town located just 25 miles south of Austin, voted to stop adding the industrial toxin hydrofluorosilicic acid to the water yesterday with overwhelming support.
The votes in favor...|
|10/16/2015 - If you Google ways to increase your breast milk supply, you'll find a wide range of advice, not all of it healthy. Ideas range from prescription medicines to drinking Gatorade, and most of them are poor choices. Many advocate increasing refined sugar intake through sugary drinks and fruit juices.
|10/10/2015 - It is a phenomenon that is as worrying as it is mysterious.
In recent days, a reservoir in Northern California ran completely dry overnight, killing thousands of fish and leaving residents looking for answers as to what might have happened.
CBS Sacramento reported that as a $3.5 million drought...|
|10/3/2015 - After decades of ignoring or denying the growing evidence of liquid water on Mars, NASA has finally admitted that water does indeed flow across the surface of the Red Planet.
The study, conducted by researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the
University of Arizona and published...|
|10/2/2015 7:14:15 PM - America isn't growing enough fresh produce to meet its needs, according to recent data released by the Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Services, with just 1.65 cups of vegetables available per person per day as of 2013, though dietary guidelines recommend a daily consumption of 2.5 to...|
|10/1/2015 - A study published in the journal Environmental Health reinforces what many people have known for a long time: Increasing levels of fluoride in drinking water is harmful to health. While its findings are disturbing, the study is good news for those who have been told time and again that fluoride is safe,...|
|9/30/2015 - A very thorough detox can be expensive and challenging to complete. Some people who are very sick, or otherwise very toxic, need this kind of detoxification protocol, but most don't, and most cannot afford to spend hundreds, or even thousands of dollars on supplements. The good news is that with the...|
|9/29/2015 12:29:03 PM - If you're a movie producer who's got a nation's entire space program behind you, how can you go wrong?
That seems to be exactly the case for Ridley Scott, the producer of the new Hollywood film, The Martian, starring Matt Damon.
As reported by Breitbart News, it appears that officials at the National...|
|9/28/2015 - After years of covering up the truth about flowing water on Mars, NASA has finally come clean and admitted what we've been telling you for years here on Natural News: Water flows on Mars.
I've covered this many times in radio interviews, articles and discussions about life in the cosmos, yet NASA...|
|9/26/2015 - Austinites were met with disappointment yet again when the Public Utilities Commission failed to take action on a resolution to end water fluoridation, as Councilman Don Zimmerman was the only member who motioned for the initiative to be heard by the Austin City Council.
The August 19 meeting was...|
|9/25/2015 7:04:23 PM - It's hard to be a full-time college student. In fact, it's so hard that many universities are spending millions of what are ultimately taxpayer dollars installing luxury amenities that those same taxpayers could never afford for themselves.
As reported by Breitbart News and Yahoo! Finance, major...|
|9/22/2015 - California's farmers have been lured by an affordable water recycling program in which the water used for their crops costs about $33 per square foot. Compare this to the $1,500 per square foot cost of freshwater, and it's easy to see why farmers, whose crops have been hard hit by the state's severe...|
|9/15/2015 - What if everything you thought you knew about the nature of energy and natural resources was an elaborate lie concocted to manipulate and control the economy and human behavior? When it comes to the availability of oil and water, evidence suggests that both of these invaluable resources might actually...|
|9/14/2015 - Drought-shaming in California – the calling out, usually via social media, of neighbors and others who break water-use rules – has become quite prevalent as the state continues to suffer through a historic drought. But not everyone is getting shamed equally.
As reported by TheAntiMedia.com,...|
|9/13/2015 - They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. However, in the Third World, where clean drinking water is often hard to come by, the only way to judge a revolutionary new "drinkable book" is by the effectiveness of its cover and pages.
A nanoparticle-infused novel of sorts is the latest approach...|
|9/12/2015 - In the day-to-day happenings of world politics, the United States and Russia are presented on the global stage as arch-enemies. Up in space, however, it's a completely different story. Enter the International Space Station (ISS), which for years has housed astronauts from both countries along with life-support...|
|9/11/2015 - To hear radical environmentalists tell it, California's drought and subsequent draining of aquifers and other water supplies is the result of man-caused climate change, global warming, climate transition, or whatever term is relevant for the day.
In reality, however, this accusation is only partly...|
|9/10/2015 - State officials in California are preparing to "acquire" – the legal name for "steal," when a government does it – hundreds of farms in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta for a controversial, multi-billion-dollar underground water tunnel proposed by Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown.
|9/3/2015 - A GlaxoSmithKline facility that manufactures inhaled drugs was shuttered for nearly a week after a cooling tower tested positive for the bacteria that causes the potentially fatal form of pneumonia known as Legionnaire's disease.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...|
|9/2/2015 - Despite government assurances to the contrary, the heavy metals accidentally released when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) breached a mine tailings dam in Colorado are likely to continue poisoning people and the environment for years or even decades to come, scientists have warned.
|8/31/2015 5:09:30 PM - It's no secret that fracking has the potential to cause horrendous human health problems, mainly due to the fact that it contributes to air and water contamination. The issue is simply one of common sense: Drilling deep into the earth and pumping endless amounts of chemically treated water at various...|
|8/30/2015 - Had it been done by a private company – say, an oil company or via fracking – the massive toxic contamination of a major U.S. river system would have been front-page news for weeks in the environmentally-conscious liberal mainstream media.
However, when a government agency causes such...|
|8/28/2015 - As the years-long drought continues in California, a combination of water shortages, price hikes and state conservation measures has led to an upsurge in tattling in the form of drought shaming – the practice of outing persons publicly who are abusing water or breaking conservation rules.
|8/28/2015 - In terms of the really big shifts in the voting base of political parties, the largest shift happening right now is the ballooning of Democrat party voters who are illegals. The Democrats have fought hard to outlaw voter ID laws while maintaining wide-open borders, essentially surrendering America to...|
|8/25/2015 - There has been a great deal of news over the past few years about how the federal government is increasingly spying on the American people, especially via the National Security Agency and the FBI. But it is becoming increasingly apparent that Americans' privacy is being invaded more frequently, and...|
|8/21/2015 - Is California turning back into a desert? Perhaps, but that's just one of many reasons why it is becoming less and less desirable to live there.
As most Americans know, the Golden State is in the throes of one of the worst droughts in California history. As reported by Bloomberg News, some farmers...|
|8/21/2015 - A group of concerned California citizens is calling on Governor Jerry Brown to be immediately recalled from office and replaced with someone who's willing to put the interests of Californians, rather than corporations and shadow government figures, as a top priority. Gov. Brown, they maintain, continues...|
|8/20/2015 - As California's drought worsens and the availability of potable water continues to decline quickly, regulators in the state have become increasingly strict in imposing rules and fines in order to conserve what water remains.
To do so, state drought regulators have gone to the extreme in recent days,...|
|8/18/2015 - The "accidental" release by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of more than three million gallons of toxic sludge into a Colorado river system that feeds into the larger Colorado River has resulted in a massive surge of heavy metal contamination, including lead levels that are now 3,580...|
|8/12/2015 - The incompetence of big government never ceases to amaze me. The EPA -- now known as the "Environmental POLLUTION Agency" -- recently managed to spill 3 million gallons of toxic sludge into the Animas River. The actual composition of that toxic sludge is being kept a secret by the EPA, which is why...|
|8/12/2015 - With 68% of all vehicle crashes in the UK being attributed to driver errors, one may be inclined to improve driver education programs or come down harder on intoxicated drivers in order to improve safety on the roads.
Or, maybe they just need to be reminded to drink more water.
New research has...|
|8/9/2015 - Heavy rains from Typhoon Nangka caused radioactive water and soil to flow from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and into the Pacific Ocean, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has admitted.
The Fukushima plant has been shuttered since three of its reactors melted...|
|8/7/2015 - As California's drought stretches on and more and more wells go dry, demand is higher than ever for "water witches," people who are able to locate underground water using only a rod or stick and their own intuition. Also known as dowsers, water witches have been an essential part of California's farming...|
|8/6/2015 - As California's wealthier residents worry about keeping their swimming pools full and their lawns green, many of the state's less fortunate are simply trying to figure out how to survive in communities that have no access to running water.
Thousands of Californians live in areas where local water...|
|8/5/2015 - Life is busy, and it feels like sometimes it is way too busy to get into habits that keep the body healthy. Eating right, exercising regularly or getting enough sleep can all feel like they just take too much time out of the day. The good news is, however, that there are some simple, easy things to...|
|8/1/2015 - A series of shocking new reports reveal that 45,000 acres of California crops are being irrigated with recycled fracking water, with some samples showing levels of petrochemicals higher than those found at oil spill sites.
Even more shocking, the practice of using recycled oil water on crops (which...|
|7/30/2015 - The multi-year drought that is baking California and draining underground aquifers at alarming rates is not just limited to the Golden State. Neighboring Nevada has also been greatly affected by it, and the state has just spent almost $1 billion to further its economic demise.
As reported by The...|
|7/30/2015 - Anyone who says that liberty, freedom and individualism has thrived under the Obama administration has either been living in a cave or is far too partisan to acknowledge what's really been going on.
The Obamaites have long used the power of the federal bureaucracy that the president controls to limit,...|
|7/28/2015 - As California's drought continues, there is more to people's problems than browning lawns, challenging water conservation efforts and devastation to crops. The latest discovery to plague the parched state is the finding that groundwater - which many residents and farmers are now turning to in larger...|
|7/27/2015 - As California continues to bake in the throes of a historic, multi-year drought, concerns over the state's remaining water supplies have risen dramatically.
State and local officials have been working in tandem to create conservative programs that, thus far, are having a mostly positive effect. Overall,...|
|7/26/2015 - One of the best ways to have a successful, fulfilled older adulthood is to pay attention to the health and strength of the bones. While men and women both can fall prey to brittle bones, it is a particular problem for women due to the hormonal changes their bodies go through during menopause, when low...|
|7/22/2015 - When Americans are traveling abroad, travel agents often advise them not to drink the local water because it could contain toxins, bacteria or other harmful elements due to less stringent purification standards.
But now, some Americans are being advised that they shouldn't drink water in their own...|
|7/21/2015 - The severe droughts affecting the western United States are approaching apocalyptic proportions as the water level of Lake Mead - America's largest capacity reservoir - has reached the lowest point in its history.
Lake Mead, which was formed when the Hoover Dam was built, supplies water to around...|
|7/18/2015 - As if California doesn't have enough problems, ranging from its severe drought to the ongoing threat of forest fires, it's now experiencing the possibility that human sewage may soon be strewn about its streets. The problem is facing San Francisco in particular; there, pipes are about 150 years old...|
|7/17/2015 - Water fluoridation is a hot topic these days as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently lowered their recommendation for fluoride in public water supplies, inducing a change in policy across the nation as communities scramble to update their fluoride-dispersing equipment.
|7/17/2015 - In Detroit, the city is cutting off water to residents who are months delinquent on paying their bills. In California, water is being cut off by various levels of government because there is less and less of it to go around.
As reported by CBS Sacramento, some communities like the city of Mountain...|
|7/16/2015 - New data gathered by NASA satellites indicate that most of the world's largest underground aquifers, sources of water for hundreds of millions of people, are being depleted at speedy rates.
The data, according to The Washington Post, provide the most compelling and detailed picture yet of the status...|
|7/15/2015 - Their stated purpose, besides hydro-energy production, is to provide fresh water for cities and recreational spaces for people. However, man-made dams are inadvertently mucking up natural ecosystems throughout the U.S., including along the Klamath River in northern California and southern Oregon, where...|
|7/13/2015 - If you and your family still drink water right out of the tap, you might want to reconsider in light of a new study released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). For the past several years, we've been warning our readers that pharmaceutical drug residues persist in unfiltered tap water, and the USGS...|
|7/12/2015 - A newly discovered bacteria that breathes uranium as well as oxygen could be used to remove uranium contamination from water supplies, according to a study conducted by researchers from Rutgers University and published in PLOS ONE on April 13.
"After the newly discovered bacteria interact with uranium...|
|7/9/2015 - As California's record-breaking drought continues to worsen, officials have introduced tough new restrictions that went into effect on June 15, 2015. The city's one million residents face fines of up to $500 per day if they are found not to be in compliance with the strict new rules.
The region is...|
|7/6/2015 - As the drought in California continues to worsen, so, too, do residents' attitudes toward one another. Already there have been thefts of water, but it hasn't stopped there: The drought has created a caste system of sorts, with well-to-do residents reserving the right to use their wealth as a means of...|
|6/29/2015 - As scientists struggle to explain why thyroid cancer rates have more than tripled in the U.S. since the mid-1970s, nobody's addressing the elephant in the room that is artificial water fluoridation and the confirmed toxicity of fluoride chemicals when they enter the thyroid gland.
A study published...|
|6/28/2015 - There is simply no commodity on the planet more precious than water. Without it, life as we know it cannot exist. The human body can go without water for only three days at the most before death occurs.
Aside from the essential survival aspects, we also depend on water for many other things, such...|
|6/27/2015 - The most precious resource on the planet is dissipating from the Southwestern United States. The two largest water reservoirs in the country are below 45 percent their normal capacity. Lake Mead, which supplies water to seven of every ten people living in Nevada, is drying up at an unprecedented pace,...|
|6/27/2015 - California remains in the grip of a record-breaking, four-year drought, and Governor Jerry Brown has called for a 25 percent reduction of water usage statewide. Cities and communities throughout the state have responded by instituting their own water usage restrictions, and Hollywood is no exception.
|6/24/2015 - It's a prolific disease that's ravaging some areas of Africa and causing permanent health damage among residents. No, we're not talking about malaria or AIDS -- fluorosis, a health condition triggered by exposure to fluoride, is damaging people's teeth and skeletal structures throughout Ethiopia, so...|
|6/23/2015 - Lemons have always been cherished for their significant medicinal qualities. The ancient people of India, China and Mesopotamia regularly used lemons to treat a wide variety of medical conditions, while the ancient Egyptians took advantage of the fruit's antiseptic qualities and embalmed their mummies...|
|6/22/2015 - Californians might want to pay a bit more attention to the governor of their state, as he is openly musing about a draconian idea to deal with the ongoing drought: depopulation.
As reported by The Daily Caller, Brown recently stated before the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board...|
|6/17/2015 - By 2016, nearly as much radiation from the Fukushima disaster will have reached the North American West Coast as was initially scattered over Japan during the nuclear explosions, according to professor Michio Aoyama of Japan's Fukushima University Institute of Environmental Radioactivity.
|6/17/2015 - Water shut-offs have now begun in California, where government-ordered restrictions are starting to leave large communities high and dry. As CBS News is now reporting, the Mountain House community of 15,000 residents will run out of water in just a matter of days.
"The community's sole source of...|
|6/15/2015 11:14:11 AM - As with many cities, water fluoridation has become an emotionally charged topic in Austin, Texas, as doctors, scientists, activists and members of the community continue to push back against the city's long-time practice of medicating the public against their will.
Hydrofluorosilicic acid, industrial...|
|6/15/2015 11:13:56 AM - The presentation of more than 50 pages worth of scientific reviews and studies detailing the adverse health impacts of water fluoridation wasn't enough to persuade the Public Utilities Commission to urge Austin City Council to stop the controversial practice.
On Wednesday June 17, a quorum of the...|
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|6/14/2015 - Special law enforcement task forces, believe it or not, are reportedly being deployed throughout California to deal with a new crime wave blossoming in what 10 years ago would have been a rather unlikely economic sector: water.
The water wars have apparently already begun, as police battle a growing...|
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