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Sep 27

Myth: All Fossil Fuels Are Equally Bad for the Environment

The foundational element of life is carbon. Burning any fossil fuel will result in the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere which scientists believe...

Sep 23

Disparities in Drinking Water

America’s tap water infrastructure is crumbling–and predominantly black communities are suffering the most.  Nowhere is this more clear than in the city of Benton Harbor,...

Sep 20

Myth: Biofilm Only Grows in Old Pipes

Biofilm is a plaque-like sludge that can grow in damp environments. Biofilm is especially concerning for public health experts because it can grow inside tap...

Sep 17

Is Natural Gas Clean Energy?

The latest Congressional budget debate sparked an interesting question: Should natural gas be considered clean energy?  The debate was triggered by the Clean Energy Payment...