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Controversial Bee-Killing Insecticide Found In US Drinking Water

Controversial Bee-Killing Insecticide Found In US Drinking Water

A class of insecticides linked to colony collapse disorder in bee colonies has been detected in US drinking water for the very first time. The amounts are admittedly low, but scientists aren’t sure if long term exposure to these chemicals, known as neonicotinoids, are a threat to human health.

Flint May Be Ordered By A US Federal Court To Replace Its Lead Pipes 

Flint May Be Ordered By A US Federal Court To Replace Its Lead Pipes 

The water contamination scandal in Flint has led to plenty of legal action, but new lawsuit filed this week finally has some teeth. A coalition of advocacy groups allege that by switching drinking water sources, Flint officials violated the US federal Safe Drinking Water Act, meaning a US federal court…