Eagle: Worms Infest Houston Suburb Water Supply

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300 Million Talons...

300 Million Talons…

Worms infest Houston suburb water supply

On Monday evening, the first residents of the Woodlands Acres Subdivision showed up at city offices with containers full of water and small red worms they say came out of their faucets, sprinklers and shower heads. Three days and dozens of reports later, Mayor Joe Landry said “people are not taking chances.”

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Aug 1

Mother Jones: Stop Crime with Basic Income

mother jones masterOne City Tried Something Radical to Stop Gun Violence. This Report Suggests It’s Working.

From 45 homicides to 11 in seven years.

Tim Murphy, Mother Jones

EXTRACT

Four times a year, the program’s street team sifts through police records and its own intelligence to determine, with actuarial detachment, the 50 people in Richmond most likely to shoot someone and to be shot themselves. ONS tracks them and approaches the most lethal (and vulnerable) on the list, offering them a spot in a program that includes a stipend to turn their lives around.

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Jul 30

Steven Aftergood: CRS on Microbead Threat to Water Quality

Categories: 12 Water
Steven Aftergood

Steven Aftergood

Microbeads: An Emerging Water Quality Issue

Claudia Copeland, Specialist in Resources and Environmental Policy (ccopeland@crs.loc.gov, 7-7227)
July 20, 2015 (IN10319)

EXTRACT

Microbeads are synthetic particles made of either polyethylene or polypropylene plastic. …  Because microbeads are so small, most wastewater treatment plant technology is not capable of removing them from the wastestream. Most microbeads do not biodegrade, as they require high heat processing to break down, which municipal sewage systems are typically unable to do.

Full report below the fold.

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Jul 30

Cynthia McKinny: PschDrugShooters

Cynthia McKinney

Cynthia McKinney

Someone has taken the time to catalog mass shooters in relation to the psychological drugs  they have been prescribed.

PsychDrugShooters

See Also:

Michael Moore: Are SSRI Antidepressant drugs causing School Shootings? Prozac, Luvox Investigation

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Jul 27

Eagle: Brain-Eating Amoeba in New Orleans Water

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A Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba, Naegleria Fowleri, Has Been Found In A New Orleans Suburb Water Supply

A horrifying announcement was made Wednesday by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. The deadly brain-eating Naelgeria Fowleri Amoeba has once again been found in the water supply in two of the seven water sites that supply St. Bernard Parish, a New Orleans suburb that was devastated by Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago.
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Jul 27