Clean water = everything on this planet staying alive. We can't manufacture water. Eventually every drop of fresh water and salt water will be polluted if we continue down this path, and at that point it will be near impossible to "clean" it up. Soon instead of oil wars it's going to be water wars. I never understood why we had to pay for water growing up, why us humans took control and taxed water! It's to pay for all the polluted water we send back to the waste facilities, they "clean" it and we pay for the chemical infested water to come back through our taps. I don't even trust spring water anymore. With all the coal mining and fracking around here that water I'm sure is no good. Very sad one of the most important things every creature needs to survive. Sorry this was a bit of a rant. It really bothers me that there needs to even be petitions for clean water.
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Burning coal for electricity produces ash and sludge full of arsenic, boron, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, and selenium. Where do you think it all goes? That's right -- the same power plants that are causing asthma with their soot and wrecking our climate with their carbon are also dumping tons of toxic waste into our waters. They spew millions of pounds of pollutants into America's…
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