During the last few days, the New-York based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) published a reportÂ regarding water violations across the nation, and uncovered some chilling truths.
The coast-to-coast study identified that an astonishing 1 in 4 households may not be drinking safe water.Â Thatâ€™s a shocking 77 million people at risk.
Looking the Other Way?
And you know whatâ€™s just as scary?Â No-oneâ€™s fixing it. Â Underfunded, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is virtually toothless.Â A lack of meaningful penalties and enforcement means that violations â€“ including arsenic and nitrate contamination â€“ go unchecked.Â
â€śAmerica is facing a nationwide drinking water crisis that goes well beyond lead contamination.Â The problem is two-fold: