water quality

  • Refocusing a Chicago water summit

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    CFACT Senior Policy Analyst Paul Driessen chides the conferees at the upcoming water summit in Chicago to admit that the ongoing hysteria over “climate change” has distracted regulatory agencies and state and local governments fromaddressing much more significant issues related to clean water (and others as well). The economic malaise that resulted from Obama’s war on coal — and thus on coal miners — has led to an unprecedented increase in opioid addiction that is just one sign of the assault on families conducted in the name of climate change. Meanwhile, Milwaukee dumps unrtreated wastewater and sewage into Lake Michigan, and many U.S. cities have failing water and wastewater systems taht might have been updated had it not been for the monies redirected toward enriching global warming advocates.

  • Energy civil rights

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    CFACT Senior Policy Analyst Paul Driessen explains that policies that raise electricity rates have devastating impacts on the poor and on large medical facilities who serve the poor. Thus it is ironic at best that the U.S. Civil Rights Commission has come down on the side of raising rates (in effect) by siding with the fear mongers who demand an impossible to meet standards for chromium 6 in drinking water — standards an order of magnitude tighter than what is known to be safe.