Millions of Americans Drink Contaminated Water

Investigations by the Environmental Protection Agency show that many of the U.S.'s 54,700 water systems have violated the Safe Drinking Water Act. These violations include the presence of illegal concentrations of potentially dangerous chemicals in our drinking water.

The E.P.A. data shows that these violations are not isolated to any specific region of the country and have been found in every state. Research has linked illnesses among approximately 19 million Americans to the presence of harmful substances and parasites in their drinking water.

While the current administration is working with the E.P.A. to get stronger regulations in place the frequency of these violations over the past 5 years remains a cause for concern. Read More

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