http://www.propublica.org/article/message-from-mexico-u.s.-is-polluting-water-it-may-someday-need-to-drink

Words of Wisdom from our neighbors to the south. And they are correct. For instance in the Florida panhandle several chemical plants, including a former Monsanto facility, are allowed to inject millions of gallons of hazardous waste into the Floridan aquifer every DAY, rendering it unusable today or ever for drinking water. That means that the four western counties of the FL panhandle must rely on a shallow sand and gravel aquifer which is only replenished by rainwater. Hmmmm . . . how short sighted to give away our water supplies to huge wealthy corporations.Message from Mexico


About the Author

Linda Young has been the executive director of the Clean Water Network of Florida since 1994. From 1989 to 1997, she founded and published a monthly statewide environmental newspaper. Over the past twenty three years, she has co-founded some of the most long-lasting and effective environmental organizations in the Southeast, including the Gulf Restoration Network, Gulf Coast Environmental Defense and C.A.T.E. She holds a B.A. in Communications from Southern Oregon University and a M.A. in Political Science/Campaign Management from the University of West Florida.



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