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The Viability of Desalination 

The Viability of Desalination  by: Wilson Moyer  In the hot, parched suburbs of Carlsbad, California, a water facility works tenaciously to draw up enough water to turn on sprinklers, sinks, and showers for over 3 million people.i On the surface level, the consumption...

Political Climate Change

Here in the United States, we have a two-party political system. There are minor parties, but it’s Democrats and Republicans who carry the vast majority of voters and seats in legislatures. In recent years, we’ve seen a definitive split between the two parties, such...

Here in the United States, we have a two-party political system. There are minor parties, but it’s Democrats and Republicans who carry the vast majority of voters and seats in legislatures. In recent years, we’ve seen a definitive split between the two parties, such...

Unhealthy Fast Food

  Consumer Reports tested the packaging of over 100 food products from US restaurants and grocery stores and found PFAS chemicals in many of them. PFAS, called “forever chemicals,” are man-made chemical products that have been used worldwide since the 1950s, most...
Water Terrorism

Water Terrorism

A Bill was passed by Congress in 2018 that was meant to prevent cyber-security breaches on America’s 167,000 public water systems and water treatment plants. An analytics team at Booz Allen Hamilton published a paper that found our country’s water utilities to be “a...
What is Toluene

What is Toluene

Toluene, also called methylbenzene, is a natural chemical solvent often added to paint, metal cleaners, various fuels, nail polish, printing inks, and stain removers. It is also naturally produced in smoke from wildfires. It is a colorless liquid. It smells sweet and...