A discussion of a binational commission’s failure to prevent massive wastewater discharges into a transboundary waterway between the US and Mexico.
Along with polluting our environment, it is possible that consuming water in plastic bottles is also polluting our bodies. New evidence shows bottled water contains significant numbers of microplastic particles, and the effect on humans after consuming microplastics remains unknown.
The growing environmental justice movement has spurred the development of new environmental domestic policies. Numerous states and prominent politicians have begun proposing and implementing legislation hoping to lighten the burden on environmentally-stressed communities.