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REPORT: Nearly One in Four Americans’ Drinking Water Comes from Untested or Contaminated Systems

Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments)
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77 million people—roughly a quarter of the U.S. population—spread across all 50 states were served by water systems reporting violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act in 2015, according to a report issued by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The offenses ranged from arsenic to nitrate contamination, and included often-serious failures to test or report contamination levels. A new threat to the nation’s water supplies comes in the form of dramatic cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2018 budget...Read the entire article here


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