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Senate Bill 79: the Protecting Pregnant Women and Children from Hexavalent Chromium Act of 2011

What do you think of when you take a drink of fresh, cool tap water?  Chromium-6 probably doesn’t jump to your mind; however, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found this suspected carcinogen in 31 of the 35 cities’ tap water they tested.  Senators Feinstein and Boxer have responded by introducing Senate Bill 79, the Protecting […]

February 11th

Drinking Water Week 2010

Drinking Water Week just ended- it was May 2 – 8, but you can still take part in the spirit of the week with their resources and activities, especially if you have children. Drinking Water Week is an annual awareness project of the American Water Works Association that encourages everyone to get to know their […]

May 10th

Analysis Finds Hundreds of Pollutants in U.S. Tap Water

An analysis of 20 million tap water quality tests (from water utilities) over the last five years in the U.S. was undertaken by Environmental Working Group (EWG), and found 316 contaminants in water provided for public consumption. Of those contaminants, only 114 of them have enforceable standards from the Environmental Protection Agency EPA). “The nation’s […]

December 17th