After California state regulators shut down 11 fracking wastewater injection wells last July over concerns that the wastewater might have contaminated aquifers used for drinking water and farm irrigation, the EPA ordered a report within 60 days.
The Battle Over Public Drinking Water Has Just Begun. Bottled water companies and "use it or lose it" water rights. And how the existence of bottled water induces complacency about the quality of public water.
More than a billion people around the world defecate in the open because they do not have access to proper sanitation. A scheme in India is aiming to instil better toilet habits in children by "paying them to poo".
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