During the last few days, the New-York based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) published a report 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. That’s a shocking 77 million people at risk.
Looking the Other Way?
And you know what’s just as scary? No-one’s fixing it. Underfunded, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is virtually toothless. A lack of meaningful penalties and enforcement means that violations – including arsenic and nitrate contamination – go unchecked.
“America is facing a nationwide drinking water crisis that goes well beyond lead contamination. The problem is two-fold: