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Here’s What Gives Pools That Chlorine-y Smell (Spoiler: It’s Gross)

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.02.2016 | Home

The Question: Do I really have to shower before I go swimming? The Answer: That sign in the locker room is not a mere suggestion. While very few of ...

'Green News Report' - August 30, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.30.2016 | Home
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe takes a stand against massive new oil pipeline ...

This Is What A Clean, Healthy Pool Should Actually Smell Like

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.30.2016 | Home

The Question: Do I really have to shower before I go swimming? The Answer: That sign in the locker room is not a mere suggestion. While very few of ...

6 Pool Safety Questions You Need Answered Before You Dive In

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 07.18.2015 | Home

On a hot summer day, very little is quite as appealing as your local swimming pool. Swimming is the most popular recreational activity for children a...

The Essentials You Need For A Lazy Day By The Pool

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.07.2014 | Home

Lazy days spent by the pool are one of summer's greatest pleasures. Of course, a quick dip in the pool will cool us down, but it's all about safely...

African American Descendants Sue To Save Louisiana's Revilletown Cemetery

Susan Buchanan | Posted 03.13.2013 | Home
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Jan. 7, 2013 edition.) Former residents of Revilletown--an African American community to...

The Hidden Dangers of Drinking Water

Dr. Susanne Bennett | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home
Dr. Susanne Bennett

These countless microorganisms and toxins in tap water can contribute to allergy symptoms and disease. Removing these chemicals from your drinking water will significantly reduce your internal toxic load and may improve your body's natural ability to deal with allergy symptoms.

Drive-By Squirt Gun Attack Leads To Charges

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.25.2012 | Home

Authorities charged four Pennsylvania adults last week after they allegedly filled their water guns with chlorinated water and executed a drive-by squ...

PHOTOS: Did You Know? 15 Toxic Chemicals In Beauty and Household Products

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Toxic chemicals have infiltrated most facets of our lives. They are in everything from our toothpaste and favorite soap to our national parks, which c...

Desalination Nation

Peter Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Hanlon

There's no question that the idea of a drought-proof supply of drinking water is a tantalizing one. But, as most of us learn pretty early in life, nothing comes for free.

CDC Study Shows Pool-Related Illnesses On The Rise

MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA (AP) -- You might want to look before you leap into a public swimming pool this summer. A new government report shows one in eight public swi...

Swimming Pools May Be Fueling Allergies | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Swimming in a chlorinated pool may boost the odds that a child susceptible to asthma and allergies will develop these problems, a study indicates....

Policies Can Work in Strange Ways

Robert Stavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Stavins

Environmental regulation does affect technological change, but not in the way many people assume it does

Parents! Mercury Contamination Found in High Fructose Corn Syrup

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christopher Gavigan

A study by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy detected mercury in nearly one-third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the present.

100th Anniversary of Water Chlorination

Patrick Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patrick Moore

It's ironic that as we mark the 100th anniversary of drinking water chlorination, my old organization and other activist groups aligned with it continue to oppose this most important public health achievement.

In the Water Cube, It's Clean AND Green

Nancy Edwards Cronin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Edwards Cronin

I recently happened upon another possible reason why the Olympic swimmers in general are getting faster and faster. Would you believe it could be the water?