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’