‘All Eyes On Nestlé’ Campaign Draws Attention To The Commodification Of Water

By Doreen Nicoll, Rabble.ca -

Ontario's environment minister, Jeff Yurek, plans to announce the provincial government's decision on water bottling permits by mid-December. The announcement comes after the government's [...]

Newark Water Coalition Takes Struggle Against Lead Pipes Statewide

By Newark Water Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

Over the past few months, the Newark Water Coalition has tirelessly been advocating for residents of Newark and taking action to spread awareness of the Lead Water Crisis. What started as a small [...]

Shell To Pay Up For Contaminating Groundwater In California

By Ruth Milka, Nationofchange.org -

Shell Oil Company was ordered this week to pay $63 million in damages for polluting groundwater in the city of Atwater, California. A jury this week found the corporation liable in the four-month [...]

VMA Protestors Put Spotlight On Lead Water Crisis

By Rema Rahman, Tapinto.net -

NEWARK, NJ - As throngs of attendees in cocktail dresses and casual suits lined up around the Prudential Center Monday eagerly awaiting entrance to MTV’s Video Music Awards, Anthony Diaz blew [...]

Contaminated Water Tanks In Fukushima Will Be Full In 3 Years

By Naoya Kon, Asahi.com -

By the summer of 2022, storage tanks holding processed water on the grounds of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant will become completely full, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co. [...]

‘Biggest Crisis No One Is Talking About’: Quarter Of Humanity Faces ‘Extremely High Water Stress’ Intensified By Climate Emergency

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

An analysis released Tuesday warns that 17 countries which are collectively home to a quarter of the global population face "extremely high water stress" that is on track to get [...]

Lead-Based Paint Found In Half Of All Inspected Schools

By Marilynne R Wood, Theconversation.com -

With all the emphasis that has been placed on making sure children are safe from the hazards of lead-based paint at home, similar efforts would seem just as important for America’s schools. After [...]

‘Astonishing’ Texas Legal Win Tops Decades Of Clean-Water Heroism

By Robert S. Becker, Nationofchange.org -

Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet wet. Literally, in polluted bays. Long on need yet short on cash for pricey consultants, clean water champions along the [...]

Crystal Geyser Mistakenly Emails Internal Memo To Chronicle

By Alex Brown, Chronicle.com. -

In an email accidentally sent to The Chronicle but apparently meant for the company’s president, Crystal Geyser Chief Operating Officer Page Beykpour said the company’s planned water bottling [...]

Weaponizing Water In South Asia: World Needs A Water Treaty

By Conn Hallinan, Fpif.org -

The world has enough water for 7 billion people, but not if countries waste, hoard, or weaponize it. Ongoing tensions over Kashmir have transformed water into a national security issue for both [...]

How A US Base Is Poisoning German Water

By Pat Elder, World Beyond War. -

Pat Elder in Germany: “The chemicals never break down … ever. In a million years they will destroy plants, poison fish and kill human beings.” Among many other proven symptoms, these poisonous [...]

Navy Contaminates Local Groundwater And Sewer System In Maryland

By Pat Elder, Truthout.org -

The U.S. Navy has contaminated the groundwater at Maryland’s Patuxent River Naval Air Station (NAS) with 1,137.8 parts per trillion (ppt) of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), according [...]

Judge Determines Flint Residents Can Sue US Government For Water Crisis

By Andrew Emett, Nationofchange.org -

A federal judge recently determined that residents of Flint, Michigan have the right to file lawsuits against the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to immediately intervene on [...]

Born Out Of Occupy: Project 222

By Alex Fan Moniz, Popular Resistance -

To think that Project 222 was born with a bang. Real bang. Human dignity over spineless puppeteering. Winston was living in a tent at the time. It was the Fall of 2011, an eventful time around [...]

Senate Goes Easy On Pentagon Polluters

By Pat Elder, Civilian Exposure. -

Ms. Maureen Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment, testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on March 28, 2019. The hearing focused [...]