RedskyNews Category: Bitter Water – Event 3

Arsenic Contamination In Canada Permanent

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YELLOWKNIFE – A study of lakes near one of Canada’s most contaminated industrial sites suggests that the water immediately around Yellowknife’s Giant Mine won’t return to its natural state for generations – if ever. The assessment comes despite a billion-dollar,

Arsenic and Lead in Indiana’s Soil

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After series of reported illnesses by the residents of East Chicago, Indiana, the Environmental Protection Agency has finally disclosed the cause of their health issues to be the heavy contamination in the area. The East Chicago Mayor, Anthony Copeland has

Millions In China Face Arsenic Poisoning

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Nearly 20 million people in China live in areas at high risk of arsenic contamination in their water supplies, according to a study published recently. The Chinese government has labelled arsenic contamination, which it first diagnosed in China in the

Chinese Ban Toxic Anglesey Crab Imports

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Chinese officials have banned imports of Anglesey brown crabs over fears they contain dangerous toxins. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has announced all trade or selling of the meat should stop immediately because of high levels of the element

Water In Peru Contains Arsenic

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DESAGUADERO, Peru — In the middle of September in 2007, a meteorite saved the people of Carancas, Peru. When a chunk of space rock bested the atmosphere and tumbled earthward, it terrified Peruvian locals with its violent entrance of flame

Water in Hanoi Contains Arsenic

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment in 2011 released a report about the underground water monitoring results in the north, south and Central Highlands, warning that underground water level and water quality was declining. In the northern delta,

Biblical Wormwood Arrives In India

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Tubewells in seven wards of Chittagong City Corporation are pumping water with arsenic contamination 10 times higher than the safe level. The wards’ low-income group people are especially exposed to arsenic related diseases as they drink and use water from

Toxic Metals Found In China River

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HIGH levels of a cancer-causing heavy metal and arsenic have been discovered in a river and reservoir in the southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Despite efforts to dilute the pollution, carcinogenic cadmium still remained at three times permitted levels in

High Mercury Levels In Antarctic

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A team of French and Australian oceanographers have discovered the seabirds in the Southern Ocean have four times the mercury levels of aquatic birds elsewhere. The toxic element has come from both man-made and naturally occurring sources and while the

Arsenic Found In More U.S. Water

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An environmental monitor Tuesday identified 19 new sites across the United States where groundwater near coal-ash dumps from power plants was found to be contaminated with arsenic and other pollutants. The Environmental Integrity Project said the pollution — in some