Fracking, Fracking & More (F*cking) Fracking.

Pavillion, WY, resident Louis Meeks’ well water contains methane gas, hydrocarbons, lead and copper, according to the U.S. EPA’s test results. When he drilled a new water well, it also showed contaminants. The drilling company Encana is supplying Meeks with drinking water. Photo credit: Abrahm Lustgarten/ProPublica

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New Dangers Lurking in Bottled Water — Estrogen-like Chemicals?

If you know me, you know I’m anti-bottled water for reasons environmental and otherwise (did you know we toss enough disposable water bottles in the US to circle the equator every 2.9 days?). But now, I’m finding there’s more to be concerned about.

Leaching of Estrogen-like Compounds
A new study from the Department of Aquatic Ecotoxicology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt tested the water in bottled water with the No. 1 recycling code stamped on the bottom. Guess what? Continue reading

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