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Troubled water the poisoning of America"s drinking water--how government and industry allowed it to happen, and what you can do to ensure a safe supply in the home by King, Jonathan

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Published by Rodale Press in Emmaus, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency,
  • Drinking water -- Contamination -- United States,
  • Environmental health -- United States,
  • Consumer education -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJonathan King ; research assistance by Matt Rothman.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 235 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23257987M
ISBN 100878575715

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Troubled Waters book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.   Scrupulously researched, Troubled Water is full of shocking stories about contaminated water found throughout the country and about the everyday heroes who have successfully forced changes in the quality and safety of our drinking water. And it concludes with what America must do to reverse decades of neglect and play-it-safe inaction by government .   Water that runs off fields treated with chemical fertilizers and manure is loaded with nitrogen and phosphorus, two potent pollutants that inevitably end up in rivers and lakes and set off a cascade of harmful consequences, contaminating the drinking water . Joseph Diescho’s Troubled Waters (published in by Gamsberg Macmillan) is a tale of the dilemmas thrown up by the Aparthied system. Diescho delves deeply into the minds of both Afrikaner and black to emerge with a picture of people who are both clever and discerning, but helpless to alter.

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