When Tap Water Turns Toxic…Hard Lessons From Flint

There is a whole lot of talk about water these days, from one end of the country to the other.  Although the water problems in Flint, Michigan have made national news; problems with water safety seem to be springing up well beyond Flint, Michigan.  Washington, DC notably has the highest death rate for colon cancer…

To Infinity and Beyond? The Poison That Lasts (More Than) a Lifetime!

DDT (dichlorodiphenyltchloroethane) is an odorless, colorless and tasteless insecticide that was banned in the U.S. almost 40 years ago.  In fact, it was ultimately banned worldwide by the Stockholm Convention due to its known ability to cause cancer in humans and in wildlife.  Forty years is a long time but the aftermath of DDT still wreaks…