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Blue Planet Run Foundation: Peer Water Exchange Reports that Access to Safe Water Brings Health and Happiness to Kenyan Hospital

This guest post comes to us from the Blue Planet Run Foundation. Annette Fay visited Blue Planet Run’s project in Kisii, a crowded town nestled on top of a hilly, green part of the Kenyan countryside. The news from the completed water project demonstrates just how immense the impact of safe drinking water can be […]

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Shit Happens…

Editor’s note: OK, we’re usually not so potty-mouthed, but, as you’ll see, it’s perfectly (and literally) appropriate this time around. We’re pleased to have Simran Sethi and Sarah Smarsh join us as guest contributors, and share with you their series on the surprising journeys of everyday things.Β  They will be posting previews on Green Options

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Is The Colorado River Becoming Radioactive from Upstream Uranium Mines?

It All Depends On Who You Ask Las Vegas Water Offical Warns Radioactive Levels Rising Sunday’s news was a bit disconcerting, when I read a small story at Tri-State Online.Β  Pat Mulroy, head of the Southern Nevada Water Authority was quoted as saying measurable quantities of uranium are showing up in Colorado River water, something

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Contaminants in Flood Waters Threaten Food Part I: Who is Watching?

Farming near a river bed is a great idea until it floods.Β  Soil near riverbeds tends to be more fertile, producing more abundant crops.Β  But when the river beds flood and drench contiguous farm land, the water can drag unwanted contaminants to the farmland, exposing health risks to anyone eating the crops from the flooded

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Bottled Water Not So Hot for Economy Either, Report Finds

Environmentalists already have good reason to despise bottled-water companies, but local economic development folks might now have reason to question the industry too. That’s the message from opponents of a proposed Nestle water-bottling facility in McCloud, California, a small community with natural springs fed by the glaciers of Mount Shasta. McCloud’s defenders today released an

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