Poisoning the Well: How the Feds Let Industry Pollute the Nation's Underground Water SupplyQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Federal officials have given energy and mining companies permission to pollute aquifers in more than 1,500 places across the country, releasing toxic material into underground reservoirs that help supply more than half of the nation's drinking water. EPA records show that portions of at least 100 drinking water aquifers have been written off because exemptions have allowed them to be used as dumping grounds.|
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