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Major Water Crisis: impacts on Life, Culture, Politics and People

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By Quintas Dias:  Several days ago, a major life-threatening water crisis suddenly erupted in Northern Ohio and in SE Michigan.  The water is unfit to drink due to toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie.  The steady pace of water crisis’ in America appears to be spreading quickly as a quality of life issue.  We have seen just months ago potable water issues spring up in three northeastern states (WVA, VA, PA) due to fracking and chemical spills.  My sources in ND report extensive ground water contamination due to fracking, and population pressures from “boomers” moving in with the oil industry, that are straining drinking water supplies in the state.

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