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Flint is Still Dealing with the Impact of Poisoned Water

The state of Michigan has just ended the free bottled water program for residents in Flint, Michigan although the process of replacing old lead pipes for thousands of residents continues. 191 more words

Public Health

Science Policy Around the Web - April 13, 2018

By: Maryam Zaringhalam, Ph.D.

Public Health

Flint school children to be screened for effects of lead after agreement

April 25th will mark four years since Flint, Michigan had clean drinking water. 758 more words


The Damages of Lead Exposure

Being exposed or consuming lead can be detrimental to your health. Short-term lead poisoning can result in abdominal pain, headaches, irritability, memory loss, or feeling weak or tired. 237 more words

Letter to the Kremlin

What I’m about to say has to do with water quality. I wanted to stress the importance of good water not contaminated with, of all things especially, lead. 81 more words


Service learning the environment

My sophomore year of college I took a service class called Management & Organization. A service class meant that there would be community service that would go along with what was being learned. 400 more words



Campaigning against asymmetric, long tail or black swan risk events [1].

In plain English?

Campaigning against the potentially serious consequences of replacing safe and secure analogue meters with unsafe and insecure smart “meters” (aka “wireless computers” [2]). 552 more words