The Disastrous Effects of Oil Spills

The Disastrous Effects of Oil Spills

Although oil is one of our population’s main source of energy, it also causes many issues. When mistakes are made that lead to an oil spill, our planet is put into serious risk. Oil spills can be caused by damaged offshore oil rigs, pipelines, or tankers. The damage...
The Dangers of Water Contamination

The Dangers of Water Contamination

The Dangers of Water Contamination Water contamination is a common problem worldwide. In the United States, cross-contamination of water easily occurs in agricultural regions. Rain washes animal waste, fertilizers and pesticides into nearby rivers, streams, lakes and...
The Price of Contaminated Water

The Price of Contaminated Water

Water pollution and contaminated drinking water have been a frequent topic on the news lately, with more and more towns becoming victim to unsafe drinking water. Years after the Flint Water Crisis first emerged, pipes are still being fixed to rebuild the community....
Unsafe Drinking Water in South Carolina

Unsafe Drinking Water in South Carolina

South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reports that there is an investigation concerning a chemical, HaloSan, that was not Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved but was approved by the state and has been placed into the...