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Flint Water Crisis: Detroit Former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Speaks

Photo Credit - Detroit Free Press Archives Detroit, Michigan former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick alleges in letter from Prison both Republican and Democratic officials knew over a decade ago, systematic... Visit "IU News & Talk" right now to...

Exclusive Interview: Flint, Michigan Water Activist Melissa Mays Visits IU Radio LIVE 12/22 @ 9pm ET

Photo Credit - Flint, Michigan Clean Water Access "Water You Fighting For" OrganizationIn follow up to Independent Underground News & Talk's widely shared Op/Ed piece on December 21 titled "Flint... Visit "IU News & Talk" right now...

Op/Ed: Flint Toxic Water Situation Is Not New, It's Criminal, It's Past Time for Accountability

Photo Credit - Pontiac Tribute The Black Tan Rock Filled Water of Flint, Michigan By Monica RW - Editor in Chief of @IUNewsTalk Blogging or writing articles have been out of fashion on my... Visit "IU News & Talk" right now to r...

Nanoparticles in consumer products could pose risk to DNA

One theory attributes the decline of the Roman Empire to their overuse of lead in food and daily life. Their water pipes were made of lead, they used lead based paints and lead compounds in their medicines. They prepared their food in lead containers...
by GIZMORATI on Apr 11, 2014

What Does Lead Poisoning Have to do With Honey?

  The green and healthy living movement can and should be about spending less: reduction, reduction, reduction. While that is still at the heart of green living, environmentalism can be another beast altogether. There are projects, organizations...
by Almost All The Truth on Feb 28, 2013

There’s Lead In Your Lipstick

You might not realize this, but that MAC or L’Oreal that you just can’t live without? It’s probably partially made of lead. Seriously. In fact, much of the over-the-counter makeup we buy has various contaminants and heavy metals in...
by Savvy Brown on Dec 17, 2012

Red Vines® Black Licorice Twists recalled due to excess amounts of lead

Below is a recent recall announcement from the American Licorice Co."The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) said some of our one pound (16oz.) bags of Red Vines® Black Licorice Twists contained traces of lead that were above the ac...
by Barbara's Beat on Aug 24, 2012

Lead, Cadmium and Other Nasty Chemicals in Jewelry

"Researchers from the Ecology Center recently released their findings that out of ninety-nine items of jewelry purchased from stores across the nation, 57% contained harmful chemicals such as lead, cadmium, and chromium. "There is no excuse for...
by EcoLogical Mom on Mar 28, 2012

EPA Gets Sued Over Lead Leniency

The EPA has stepped up its game over the past few years, regulating substances and incidences that it could only dream of doing in the past (not because it wasn't legal, but due to lack of support). So the new lawsuit against them over their alleged...
by Pays to Live Green on Nov 29, 2010


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