Hundreds of Dead Pigs Found In River

A video of a terrible discovery in a river in Shangai.  Watch video below:

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Boil Water Advisories In New Orleans

When the taps ran dry early Sunday, New Orleans residents and business owners were once again reminded that the city’s drinking water system — a service modern city dwellers largely take for granted — is far from 100% reliable.

Sporadic outages at the 110-year-old power plant, which powers critical aspects of the east bank municipal water distribution system, have resulted in a pattern of water quality scares that have sent the city into a tizzy, with universities distributing bottled water to students, restaurants altering cooking preparations and menus, and residents boiling water to brush their teeth.

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New Orleans Water Problems Blamed On Power Failure

Water problems in New Orleans are blamed on power failure reports ABC News.

Taps in New Orleans briefly went dry Sunday after a boiler’s heating flame went out of control in the immense steam generator that powers pumps for the city’s water treatment plant.

Marcia St. Martin, executive director of the city’s Sewerage and Water Board, said the outage lasted less than 20 minutes Sunday morning. Twitter came alive with residents bemoaning the loss about 9 a.m. Central time, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu tweeted to his followers that the city was looking into the matter.

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New Hampshire Ground Water Contamination Trial Opens

Article fro the Washington Post says, round two of New Hampshire’s marathon groundwater contamination trial will open this week with defendant ExxonMobil calling its first witness.

Jurors were to return to the courtroom Monday after a weeklong break from testimony by hydrologists, economists, environmentalists and industry analysts as they determine if the state is owed damages for ExxonMobil’s use of the gasoline additive MTBE.
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Study – Tulare Lake Basin and Salinas Valley at Risk for Nitrate In Water

The Center’s study, released in March 2012, estimated that 254,000 people in the agricultural Tulare Lake Basin and Salinas Valley were at risk for nitrate contamination of their drinking water, the result of livestock wastes and chemical fertilizers infiltrating aquifers that are tapped for faucets.

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Sydney Water Test Results Kept Secret

In Sydney Austrailia water Test results are being kept secret.

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Men say their breast cancer was caused by contaminated water at Camp Lejeune

Men say their breast cancer was caused by contaminated water at Camp Lejeune

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China Admits Pollution Brought About Cancer Villages

This is a chilling story out of China regarding polluted water and how it led to cancer villages in China.

View the full story here: http://rt.com/news/china-water-pollution-cancer-346/

 

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Hotel Guests Drink Contaminated Water in Los Angeles

Yes this is Los Angeles California and no it is not a script from one of the popular TV drama shows.  Guests staying at a hotel in Los Angeles California were exposed to contaminated drinking water because of a bizarre finding by the hotel maintenance staff… a dead body!

The contaminated water was caused by a body that had been missing for several days and was discovered in the hotel’s water tank.

Rea the rest of the story in Gawker.

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Arrested For Protesting About Fracking


Robert F Kennedy, Jr. was arrested for protesting regarding fracking and other issues related to the Keystone Pipeline. Source: HffuingtonPost

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