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Newark Water Crisis

The Amazon rainforest is still burning. Hurricane Dorian looms toward Florida. The president skipped a G7 session on climate change because the issue is too niche. In the midst of all this, Newark, New Jersey, faces a water crisis: there’s lead in the drinking water. In...

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Bottled Water With PFAS Chemicals Sold in New England

Last month New Hampshire officials tested bottled water sold at supermarkets as part of an effort to reduce human exposure to PFAS chemicals. The test found that water from Spring Hill Farm Dairy in Haverhill, Massachusetts, had “sharply elevated levels” of PFAS chemicals, which are...

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A Call to Climate Action

On June 24, more than 70 medical and public health organizations gave a call to action on climate change, according to Scientific American. Their policy agenda outlines 10 priority actions that government officials, civil leaders, and policymakers should take on climate. The rationale is that...

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Chem Companies Refuse to Pay NJ

3M, Chemours, DuPont, and Solvay have refused to pay for the statewide investigation and cleanup of PFAS chemicals in New Jersey. This development comes in defiance of an order from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), which requests five chemical manufacturing companies to...

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