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The Value of Water

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

The water rich communities of the Great Lakes region do not understand the nature and value of their most precious resource.

Diabetes and Endocrine Disruption: Connecting the Dots

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I consider myself fairly well-read, and educated about health. I've researched the endocrine disruption effects of chemicals--that is, the ways that c...

Water Utilities Lack Proper Filters For Weed-Killer

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Results from a federal drinking water monitoring program show that many public water companies are ineffective at removing a widely used weed-killer f...

EPA Fails To Inform Public About Weed-Killer In Drinking Water (VIDEO)

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the nation's most widely-used herbicides has been found to exceed federal safety limits in drinking water in four states, but water customers h...

EPA's Failure To Publicize Drinking Water Data Prompts Agency, Congress To Rethink Policies

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There is some evidence that Congress -- and the Environmental Protection Agency -- are rethinking their policies on a commonly used weed-killer after ...

Syngenta, Maker Of Weed-Killer Atrazine, Wants Lobbying Documents Excluded From Class-Action Lawsuit

HuffPost Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Lawyers representing the maker of the herbicide atrazine are asking that documents related to the company's lobbying and trade association activities ...

The Food-Climate-Atrazine Connection Explained | Tom Philpott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

By Tom Philpott. This post originally appeared at In the ongoing debate about whether sustainable agriculture can "feed the world," it's i...

Thirsting for Truth: No "Safe" Level of Atrazine

Timothy LaSalle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Timothy LaSalle

Even atrazine's advocates do not deny the toxicity of the chemical outright -- it is, in fact, a substance created to kill. The legal pollution in our water has unacceptable human consequences.

NRDC Report: Widespread Atrazine Contamination in Drinking Water and Streams

Jennifer Sass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Sass

Say no to the unnecessary use of toxic agriculture chemicals, where safer alternative methods or materials exist. Do it for the future gonads of America!

Green News Report - August 27, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Happy Anniversaries -- sort of; The Politics of "Fracking"; How about some weed-killer in your drinking water?... PLUS: Another sad loss for the environment... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

Danielle Ivory Discusses The EPA's Failure To Inform Public About Weed-Killer In Drinking Water On "Democracy Now" (VIDEO)

Huffingtion Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Huffington Post Investigative Fund recently published an article revealing that the EPA had failed to inform customers about the presence of a wid...

Actualities: Weed Killers in Your Water

Dan Agin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Agin

The basic question for toxicologists and pediatricians (and for the EPA) is whether there is indeed such a thing as a "safe" concentration of a toxic substance for an embryo or fetus. My own view is no.