Industry has done a masterful job of neutering consumer protections. They outspend by billions on lawyers, lobbyists and marketing. We the people have... ZERO chance of competing unless we bad together and demand change.
Black male activists are undervalued. We get overlooked routinely, yet we're the first to be targeted and assassinated. We are the first to be ... doubted, and last to receive support. We are the voice of ancestors who were once warriors, reduced to tweets & hashtags. Value us alive.
National Coverage BROADCAST The following broadcast clips feature interviews with Erin Brockovich: 12/30/15: CNN Newsroom 12/30/15: Democracy Now! 12/27/15: MSNBC Weekends with Alex Witt PRINT AND ONLINE Slightly
This has always been a quagmire... a drinking water standard DOES NOT mean your drinking water is SAFE. It is simply a way of conveying a legal limit for a contaminant in drinking water.
If I were on a "private well" which represents more than 43 million people—about 15 percent of the United States population... my "regulatory limit" would be ZERO. I would not subject my family to any levels of toxin in drinking water.
About one in five wells contain one or more contaminants at a concentration greater than a "human-health benchmark" for drinking water. ... See MoreSee Less
ALBANY – The state may have imposed drinking water standards for three emerging synthetic chemicals found in municipal systems last week, but there still exist none for private wells. Rob Hayes, the...
Not to be overshadowed by New York, Michigan steps it up!
Michigan’s regulations limit seven PFAS chemicals in drinking water, which will cover roughly 2,700 public water supplies around the state and exceed the current USEPA guidance. The new drinking water standards also have an immediate effect on Michigan’s existing groundwater clean-up criteria of 70 ppt for PFOS and PFOA, added the EGLE press release. The new groundwater standard will be 8 ppt for PFOA and 16 ppt for PFOS.
The truth is, there is really NO SAFE LEVEL for these contaminants... but w have to start somewhere. ... See MoreSee Less