Contaminants

Flint, Michigan, lead, water, contaminant, water quality, EPA, regulations
Apr 18 2016
The Michigan governor’s endorsement of a plant to reduce allowable lead in water from 15 ppm to 10 ppm is not strict enough for critics, according to...
Apr 14 2016
The latest news on Flint is, unfortunately, not new - reports indicate that Flint's water still is not safe to drink. As they have for so many months...
China, water, pollution, quality, river, basin, unsafe, human contact
Apr 13 2016
Smog has a greater association to China than water quality, but that will change following a water quality report from the Chinese Ministry of Water...
EPA, cleanup, Grenada Manufacturing, investigation, public health
Apr 7 2016
Beginning Monday, April 11, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will conduct a site investigation at the former Grenada Mfg. LLC...
hazardous waste, public health, waste clean up
Apr 6 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added five and proposed to add eight hazardous waste sites to the Superfund program’s National...
dow chemical co, habitat for humanity, flint, united way
Mar 31 2016
The Dow Chemical Co. announced it will partner with Genesee County Habitat for Humanity and the United Way of Genesee County to support ongoing water...
epa, superfund, chemfax, mississippi
Mar 29 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that the construction of all cleanup actions at the Chemfax, Inc. Superfund Site in...
ionex sg, nitrate removal, california, approval
Mar 10 2016
Ionex SG announced that its nitrate removal system, the IX-N, was conditionally approved for installation in California by the State Water Resources...
Mar 2 2016
We are exposed to arsenic every day through fruit juice, vegetables, rice, grains, dust in the air or even pressure-treated lumber. Currently, the...
Mar 2 2016
It seems there has not been a day since the start of 2016 that a new development or revelation on the Flint, Mich., water crisis has not been...
truckee meadows water systems, nevada, arsenic, uranium
Mar 2 2016
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and Rosemount Water Co. have contracted Truckee Meadows Water Systems, Inc. to install under sink drinking water filters in...
epa, flint, filter
Feb 26 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released additional sampling results showing that lead-removal filters are working as expected in...
healthy babies bright futures, virginia tech, lead in water action kit
Feb 19 2016
Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) is making Lead in Water Action Kits available to families across the U.S. so they can test their tap water for...
awwa, lead resource community, online, flint
Feb 18 2016
With the crisis in Flint, Mich., vaulting lead risks into the public consciousness, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) has launched a Web-based...
blueair, pollution, aaas, new study
Feb 17 2016
New research showing 5.5 million premature deaths are caused every year by polluted air has been described as a shocking wake-up call by the founder...
epa, superfund, cts of asheville, cleanup
Feb 16 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected an interim cleanup plan to address contamination beneath the former plant at the CTS of...
flint, west virginia, citizens groups, contamination
Feb 12 2016
Citizen groups representing the 300,000 West Virginia residents who were without safe water for more than a week in some cases after a January 2014...
art van, donation, water, flint michigan
Feb 12 2016
All 100 Art Van Furniture and Art Van PureSleep locations in the Chicago metropolitan area, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio will be accepting donations of...
flint, lead, wqa
Feb 8 2016
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA), an Illinois-based not-for-profit organization, is offering informational resources to help...
fresh water systems, lead contamination, video, flint, john woodard
Feb 4 2016
Fresh Water Systems, Inc., an independent provider of water filtration systems in the U.S., has addressed concerns about lead contamination of...