A Refresher Course: Water Pollution Facts

You probably realize that water pollution is a major issue, but how much do you really know about it? Here are some eye-opening water pollution facts: According to Water Benefits Health, Americans use more than 2.2 billion pounds of pesticides each year, many of which contain nitrogen and phosphorus. Residue from these pesticides eventually washes […]

When Pollution Dirties Water, The Facts Are Often Clear

The United States is looking forward to being less dependent on foreign oil, but the process by which we produce our own fuel has led to fears of further pollution in our water supplies. More and more frequently, we learn of new hazardous industry practices that give us great cause for concern, especially when the […]

What are you REALLY drinking from your plastic water bottle?

Did you know that bottled water companies are not required to test for asbestos in their water? They are also allowed to have levels of contaminants such as lead and bacteria. Traces of E. coli are prohibited in tap water, but not in bottled water. Tap water is more strictly regulated than bottled water, and […]

Air Pollution Facts From Global to Local

Earth is the only planet in our solar system where humans can live and breathe. But air pollution threatens our vital atmosphere, and thus our health. This phenomenon affects communities both locally and globally. It’s important to be aware of key air pollution facts. Here are a few: Fact #1: Urban outdoor air pollution is […]