Now, a few months later, water in this Louisiana town of about 1,000 shows high amounts of lead in some samples, and it may be dangerous.
On December 16th, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a public health emergency in the town after two of 13 site samples the day before showed elevated levels of lead, which was absent from water samples at the start of the year.
Protesters on 1806 bridge are stuck, and they are being fired on with water cannons, tear gas, concussion mines, they’re getting the sound cannon ready as well. This has been going on for hours. The temperatures are freezing! These people could die!
Call the White House, call your elected officials, call the banks, call news stations! Share this with your friends! Share this everywhere. News stations aren’t reporting! There’s only one way to spread this.
Trump calling for cuts to including but not limited to education, health care, environment, safe water and clean air, land management, arts and history, housing, homelessness programs, heating and cooling, legal aid, and a variety of other things, including stuff like Meals on Wheels and funding for infrastructure for rural Alaskan Natives.
Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, asserted that members of my union, the United Steelworkers (USW), coal miners and urban parents are eager to kill off Public Broadcasting’s Big Bird, to drink lead-laden water, to breathe cough-inducing air and to work among life-threatening dangers.
This illustrates a complete lack of knowledge of the working and living conditions of huge swaths of Americans. Big Bird and Mr. Rogers are way more popular than Congress. Americans would much rather pay their freight than the wages of politicians. Americans are horrified by the poisoned water in Flint, Mich., and are willing to invest in an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would prevent such health hazards. And steelworkers and coal miners have seen dismemberment and death on the job and don’t want the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) eliminated or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) decimated.
The 22nd of March is World Water Day, an annual event designed to highlight the importance of accessibility to clean water and sanitation all over the world!
This year’s theme is ‘Why Waste Water?’ which is about reusing and reducing old water!
Lifestraw Personal Water Filter is a new invention by Switzerland-based Vestergaard Frandsen Group. It’s a compact water filter, which, according to the manufacturer, eliminates at least 99.9% of waterborne bacteria and protozoan parasites.
This product is very useful and practical, not only for backpackers, hikers, hunters, adventurers and travellers, but also in emergency situations.