Category: Water Contamination


Parents expect that their children will be in a safe environment when they’re at school, but it appears that at one Long Island middle school, the administration didn’t do nearly enough to keep their students safe. A new lawsuit filed on Sept. 3 against the Northport-East Northport Union Free School

TCP (or 1,2,3-Trichloropropane) is just now starting to draw the attention it deserves as a dangerous water contaminant. The substance, which is a byproduct of a variety of chemical reactions used in industries, is also occasionally intentionally manufactured for industrial use. It is primarily a high powered solvent used to

It’s been 17 years since concerns about water pollution were as high as they are right now. According to a new survey from Gallup, 63 percent of Americans are worried a great deal about the pollution of drinking water. And 57 percent of Americans are worried about pollutions of streams,

In a few recent cases over the summer, water contamination affected children who swam in ponds and lakes carrying deadly amoeba; one child died, the other one is slowly regaining her health and strength. In other cases, city water supplies are contaminated or treated with products that cause reactions to