Drinking Water News You Need: Colbert Takes on Fracking, Boston Loves its Cleanly Water & Are Texas Water Officials Just Plain Dumb?

by admin on August 23, 2013


Can any sense be made of a $750,000 settlement between Range Resources and a Pennsylvania family, that included a lifetime gag order prohibiting children as young as seven from ever again speaking of the negative consequences of fracking?  Only if the messenger is Stephen Colbert.  In one of the better The Word segments in recent memory, Colbert takes on this ridiculous story for what it is: borderline evil.

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Clean Water In BostonLove That Cleanly Water, Boston!
For more than ten years, Tom McNichol has dedicated himself to keeping the Charles River in Boston clean of trash and debris.  No easy task after a raucous Fourth of July.  But just weeks after the event, journalist Peter DeMaro saw little more than a bottle-cap float by when he joined McNichol on one his excursions.  Read more about McNichol’s dedication to building the love of cleanly water in Boston.

Clean Water Returns to Ohio Neighborhood After Decades Long Absence
A Mifflin township neighborhood outside Columbus, Ohio has suffered through decades of dirty water, as construction and politics have polluted and refused to act on water quality.  See how this ridiculous scenario may finally be coming to an end in this post by Lori Kurtzman of The Columbus Dispatch.

How Much Carcinogen In Drinking Water Is Too Much? Ask California
California officials have proposed the nation’s first drinking water standards for the carcinogen Chromium, equating to about five drops in an Olympic size swimming pool.  This begs the question, just what is the Goldilocks zone you are comfortable with when it comes to cancer causing contaminants in your drinking water? Drinking Water Tasting

Drinking Water Tasting In Florida Rivals Beer & Wine Tasting Counterparts
Any beer or wine tasting you have ever attended will pale in comparison to the intensity of a recent tap water tasting in Florida.  So what does it take to build yourself up in these circles and become a tap water tasting judge?  Roberto Gonzalez of Orlando Magazine shares more in his article above.

Is Texas Being Dumb About Water?
Per Esquire’s Charles Pierce, yes.  “Water can’t be another natural resource that the extraction vampires simply use up on their way to whatever comes next. In a time of drought, fracking with drinking water is simply a wasteful extravagance that we cannot afford. This is why we cannot have states like Texas that keep electing idiots until people start dying of thirst on the plains,” Pierce states.  Read more of his thoughts in the article above.

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