The Sins of Saint-Gobain?  

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 10, 2018 7:00 am

Back in 2016, French multinational corporation Saint-Gobain ‚Äėfessed up to releasing carcinogenic chemicals from its premises in Merrimack, New Hampshire, causing private wells in the area to become contaminated though the local groundwater. ¬†

Industrial waste: Leaking into the landscape
Bottled Water Hand-Out

Following the spill, bottled water was provided to residents with a private well within a one-mile radius of the plant, which meant supplying around 400 properties with bottled water.  

The state gave Saint-Gobain strict deadlines to fix the problem, requiring the 350-year old corporation to conceive, design and install a water treatment solution to clean up the contamination.

A Satisfactory Solution?

Flash forward to March 2018, and state officials have reached ‚Äúa monumental agreement‚Ä̬†to ensure that

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Clean Drinking Water Becoming Scarcer Everyday

Posted by: acray On August 5, 2014 5:35 pm

 

Drinking Water Becoming a Precious Commodity

 

 

 Family & Radio If you read the paper, watch the news, go on-line or listen to the radio, you are probably aware of all the water woes going on in this country as of late.

 

A chemical spill in West Virginia, flooding in Alabama and now poisoned water in Ohio to name but a few places that are struggling to find clean water.  While in California, some residents of that drought-plagued state are struggling to find water of any kind.  In some areas on the West Coast, you can be fined up to $500.00 for watering your lawn.

 

Last weekend in Toledo, Ohio, and surrounding areas, some 400,000 residents were warned not to

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