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Troubled Water: What's Wrong with What We Drink | Seth M. Siegel
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New York Times bestselling author Seth M. Siegel shows how our drinking water got contaminated, what it may be doing to us, and what we must do to make it safe. If you thought Americas drinking water problems started and ended in Flint, Michigan, think again. From big cities and suburbs to the rural heartland, chemicals linked to cancer, heart disease, obesity, birth defects, and lowered IQ routinely spill from our taps. Many are to blame: the EPA, Congress, a bipartisan coalition of powerful governors and mayors, chemical companies, and drinking water utilitieseven NASA and the Pentagon. Meanwhile, the bottled water industry has been fanning our fears about tap water, but bottled water is often no safer. The tragedy is that existing technologies could launch a new age of clean, healthy, and safe tap water for only a few dollars a week per person. 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 at all levels in order to keep our most precious resource safe.
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This was a very informative book about some of the contaminants that can be in our drinking water. Each chapter in this book focuses on either a comtaininant or the laws and organizations that impact our drinking water. It is important to understand the issues surrounding our water and to ensure we understand what is in our drinking water.



Points have been counted for Weds and Thurs!

I am switching off with @Clwojick for this week but I'll be back Friday and Saturday to finish and wrap it up!

You'll are awesome! #NFNov

JenReadsAlot Looks like mine wasnt for today? Thanks! 2mo
NeedsMoreBooks Hi! I got extra points for a review of a novel 2mo
rsteve388 Jen? J am confused what? 2mo
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TiredLibrarian I've been off Litsy for awhile & am so sorry I didn't know about #NFNov - I love NF! It seems like the older I get, the more I'm enjoying it. Oh well, maybe next year? 2mo
rsteve388 I hope so. But I'll need help it is a lot of work to run an event! I have an appreciation for folks who run all the Litsy events it takes work!!! 2mo
Amiable Hi! One of my #TIL posts for Thursday wasn‘t counted —there were two for . I‘ll tag @Clwojick in the post to have her count it for Friday. (edited) 2mo
JenReadsAlot I didn't receive points for my review (unless you added and just didn't comment on my post). 2mo
rsteve388 I think I did... I'll check thanks 2mo
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Started Reading this insightful book about what contaminants are in our drinking water. This will be my second to last book for #NFNov

Update: so I originally pitched this awesome event with the promise that whoever read or watched the most non fiction would get a 25.00 giftcard to Bookriot Store, well they no longer have giftcards... Weird. So @Clwojick and I talked and we have decided to do two 25.00 Amazon Gift Cards!


Hey Littens! November is right around the corner and @Clwojick and I are running a Non Fiction Event for November called Non Fiction Nov #NFNov if you want to participate please see @Clwojick for sign up form!

ljuliel Hi, Trying to sign up for your NF month, but I no longer have a google acct. Is there a way I can sign up without one ? Thank you. (edited) 3mo
rsteve388 There is a new form! Give me a few seconds and I'll post the new link! 3mo
4thhouseontheleft Can you share the link to the form? I can‘t find it. Thanks! 3mo
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