Chris Hedges: Contaminated Drinking Water

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Feb 1, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to author Seth Siegel about his new book: Troubled Water: What’s Wrong with What We Drink. Siegel explains how our drinking water got contaminated, what the US government does and doesn’t regulate, what the contaminants could be doing to us, and what we can do to make our drinking water safe.

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Van Jones: The economic injustice of plastic

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TEDtalksDirector | January 21, 2011

http://www.ted.com Van Jones lays out a case against plastic pollution from the perspective of social justice. Because plastic trash, he shows us, hits poor people and poor countries “first and worst,” with consequences we all share no matter where we live and what we earn. At TEDxGPGP, he offers a few powerful ideas to help us reclaim our throwaway planet.

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It’s not just BP’s oil in the Gulf that threatens world’s oceans By Les Blumenthal

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By Les Blumenthal
McClatchy Newspapers
July 5, 2010

WASHINGTON — A sobering new report warns that the oceans face a “fundamental and irreversible ecological transformation” not seen in millions of years as greenhouse gases and climate change already have affected temperature, acidity, sea and oxygen levels, the food chain and possibly major currents that could alter global weather.

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