Pennsylvania Wants To Ban “Forever Chemicals” Products

Photograph showing various consumer products affected by Pennsylvania's proposed ban on PFAS chemicals, with the Pennsylvania state capitol building in the background.

Pennsylvania has introduced House Bill 2238, aiming to ban per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), often referred to as “forever chemicals,” from various consumer products by 2027. This legislation seeks to eliminate PFAS in items such as cleaning products, carpets, cookware, cosmetics, dental floss, food packaging, and children’s products. The Ubiquity and Impact of PFAS State … Read more

Santa Paula CA: Do Not Drink Your Water

Residents collecting potable water at Santa Paula Water Treatment Plant.

The city of Santa Paula, California, issued a stark warning to some of its residents on Monday: “DO NOT DRINK YOUR WATER.” This alert followed a break-in at a local reservoir tank, raising concerns about potential contamination from an unknown substance. The city’s “unsafe water alert” detailed that the affected tank is currently offline. It … Read more

Government Building Shut Down Due To Drinking Water Contamination

CMS headquarters in Baltimore with a biohazard symbol overlay.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) headquarters in Baltimore has temporarily closed after legionella bacteria were discovered in the building’s water supply. Legionella, which can cause the potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease, prompted immediate action to protect staff. Concerning Legionella Legionnaires’ disease has become a growing concern. According to the CDC, reports of Legionnaires’ … Read more

URGENT: Boil Water Alert for Residents in Washington, D.C.

Alert Boil Water Notice in Washington, D.C. with a steaming pot in the foreground.

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) issued a Boil Water Advisory today after a 20-inch water main broke in Upper Northwest D.C. on Wednesday, May 8, affecting water pressure for 4,800 customers. DC Water considers this advisory a precaution for customers in the impacted area due to water of unknown quality … Read more

Contamination: PFAS and U.S. Drinking Water

Global map showing the concentration of PFAS in different regions, with notable hotspots in parts of North America, Europe, and Australia.

Recent research highlights an unsettling variable in water safety across the U.S.: the presence of PFAS, or perfluoroalkyl substances, known for their persistence in the environment and human body. A study detailed in Nature Geoscience by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) reveals that these chemicals, often dubbed “forever chemicals,” appear in significant, and … Read more

Camp Lejeune: Payouts For Water Contamination Claims UPDATE

Camp Lejeune military base sign surrounded by symbolic representations of cancer cells, highlighting the historical water contamination issue.

Update: Class Action Lawsuit Review Select Justice are reviewing cases of individuals and families affected by the Camp Lejeune water contamination. If you either lived or worked at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina from 1954 to 1987 and have been affected, follow this link to see if you are subject to compensation: Select Justice Camp Lejeune … Read more

Thousands More Sue Navy for Red Hill Water

JTF Red Hill Commander addressing the Fuel Tank Advisory Committee following a fuel leak incident.

In 2021, a significant environmental crisis unfolded as over 2,200 individuals filed lawsuits against the United States Navy. This legal action stems from a catastrophic event where a fuel leak at the Red Hill Bulk Storage Facility led to the contamination of the Red Hill drinking water well, impacting numerous families across Joint Base Pearl … Read more

The Hidden Dangers In Your Supposedly ‘Pure’ Bottled Water

A pile of empty plastic water bottles with red caps, signifying waste and environmental issues related to bottled water.

In recent years, the presence of tiny plastic particles in bottled water has sparked significant concern among consumers and researchers alike. A groundbreaking study by Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty laboratory, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, highlights an alarming issue: the proliferation of nanoplastics and associated chemicals in bottled water. These findings … Read more

Camp Lejeune’s Poisoned Water Killed Babies

A composite image showing the entrance sign to Camp Lejeune with ghostly overlays of baby coffins, symbolizing the infant deaths linked to the base's water contamination.

Update: Class Action Lawsuit Review Select Justice are reviewing cases of individuals and families affected by the Camp Lejeune water contamination. If you either lived or worked at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina from 1954 to 1987 and have been affected, follow this link to see if you are subject to compensation: Select Justice Camp Lejeune … Read more

Toxic Water From Hawaii Military Base Affecting Hampton Roads Families

Young child with curly hair resting in a hospital bed.

The water contamination issue that originated from a military base in Hawaii has cast a long shadow, affecting veterans and their families across the United States, including those in Hampton Roads, Virginia. This crisis underscores the vulnerabilities in military infrastructure and raises concerns about the health and well-being of those who serve and their families. … Read more