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Corpus Christi is America’s newest Flint

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The name of the Texas coastal community called Corpus Christi translates literally as “the body of Christ.” But what’s been happening over the last few days with the water in this oil-and-chemical city and its drinking water has been anything but holy. Instead, Corpus Christi is joining the growing list of American cities whose tap water has been compromised, either from aging...

Holy Toledo! The Gulf of Mexico is also a dead zone

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Make no mistake — there’s a war on water in this country. One of the biggest culprits is the¬†fracking industry, which continues to use billions of gallons of precious H2O to drill for oil across the drought-parched American West, even as lawns turn brown and some homeowners wonder when their taps will go dry. Then there’s the assault on rivers — the undetected spill from...

Stuart H. Smith is an attorney based in New Orleans fighting major oil companies and other polluters.
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