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The Shocking Republican Attack on the Environment and Our Drinking Water

Dec 14th, 2011 | By

WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) — This year, residents of Midland, Texas sued Dow Chemical for dangerous levels of hexavalent chromium in their drinking water. Chromium-6 is a cancer-causing chemical made infamous by Julia Roberts’ film, “Erin Brockovich.” There are currently no drinking water standards for chromium-6, and the chemical industry is delaying a new U.S. Environmental

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‘Power IT Down Day’ (today) joins EarthHour as one-day conservation initiative

Aug 27th, 2010 | By

Gov. M. Jodi Rell has subbed this Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, “Power IT Down Day,” an annual nationwide event that encourages the public and private sectors to turn off their IT equipment at the end of the workday to save energy.