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A sign reminds residents to 'Wash Hands Often' on the quiet streets of Monterey Park, California on March 26, 2020 as people stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images) News
As Congress Drags Feet on Covid-19 Relief, 120+ Groups Urge CDC Director to Issue National Water Shutoff Moratorium
"Water is essential for disinfecting and controlling the spread of Covid-19. This is a basic matter of public health."
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Donald Trump, the Mr. Magoo of Geopolitics, Incites Warfare Between Egypt and Ethiopia
Trump is much more terrifying, if equally cartoonish.
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A pair of House Democrats are demanding a national moratorium on water shutoffs during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: Shenhung Lin/cc/flickr) News
WATCH: Tlaib and Rouda Call for National Moratorium on Water Shutoffs During Pandemic
The Democrats are pressuring the head of the CDC to use his authority to help Americans retain "essential" access to running water.
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"How do you put a price tag on the trauma, pain, and turmoil that greedy politicians inflicted on our whole community for the sake of profit? You can't." (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
What the Flint Water Crisis Meant for My Family
Take it from me: You don't want to go through what we did. Every community deserves water, life, and dignity.
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Millions of households throughout the U.S. are vulnerable to utility shutoffs next month as state moratoriums expire. (Photo: Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) News
'National Human Disaster' Looms as Utility Shutoff Moratoriums Come to an End Across US
Millions of Americans "shouldn't have to forgo more meals just to keep the lights on so their children can attend remote classes."
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Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) testifies on the tainted water scandal in the city of Flint, Michigan, during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 17, 2016. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Democrats Much Too Excited About Rick Snyder Endorsing Joe Biden
Maybe it would be better for the former vice president to focus on actual Democrats—who feel like he is doing little to court them.
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Coal ash contaminated water, which is colorized from the heavy metals, runs from the coal ash pond D via the toe drain to the nearby creek and finally into the Potomac River in Dumfries, Virginia, on January 7, 2016. (Photo: Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post via Getty Images) News
'Another Toxic Giveaway': Trump EPA Blasted for Rollback of Coal Plant Wastewater Rules
"Giving coal companies a free pass to dump more toxic heavy metals like mercury and arsenic into our waters is a travesty."
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Underneath the floating debris in the Pacific Ocean. (Photo: NOAA – Marine Debris Program) News
Activists Demand Bolder Efforts to Address Pollution After Scientists Find Microplastics in Human Organs
"The best way to tackle the problem is to massively reduce the amount of plastic that's being made and used."
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A demonstrator holds a sign during a Detroit water shutoffs rally in 2014. Views
Our Race Against the Clock to Affirm Water as a Human Right
On the ten year anniversary of the United Nations historic vote to recognize water as a basic human right, Barlow reflects on where we go from here.
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In this 2014 file photo, a worker from Homrich prepares to turn off water supply to a home in Detroit, Michigan over an unpaid utility bill. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images) News
Coalition of Over 500 Faith Leaders Demand Utility Shutoff Moratorium During Pandemic
"As moral leaders, we join with people coming together to demand that our basic human needs are met."
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