I don’t believe there is such a thing as a coincidence, and so I don’t believe it’s coincidence that since a class action lawsuit against Nestle’s Poland Spring Water got new life in court, so did a new marketing campaign for the bottled water brand. A federal judge in Connecticut recently ruled to allow the case against the bottled water company to move ahead in all but one northeastern state, including Maine.
So, I have a good friend, someone who is such a good friend, that she will probably read this, and know she’s the subject matter for today’s post! But I felt it was worth talking about. She shall remain loved by me, but nameless… This friend of mine DOES have a PUR2o drinking & cooking … Continue reading A Girl Has No Name… and she buys bottled water.
Earth Day is coming up, and through the next two weeks more than a billion people in 192 countries will observe this special day. We observe it by planting a tree, teaching younger generations about recycling and conservation. We are encouraged to go for a walk, observe nature. And then what? Although some commit their lives to environmental causes, almost all of those 1 billion people celebrating Earth Day, go back to their usual routines and habits the very next day. It makes Earth Day more like a come-and-go Hallmark holiday, instead of the catalyst for us to stand up and realize some things about ourselves as a society and actually make changes that stick.
On Monday Senator Chuck Schumer held a press conference in Long Island directly addressing the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) calling on them to address the lack of federal drinking water maximum limits for PFOS and PFOA’s. So the most confusing part of this discussion, aside from the obvious question of why these chemicals are not … Continue reading DRINKING WATER ADVISORIES PFOA’s and PFOS’