Tag: Water

Nasdaq Treads Water as Flex Lights Up, First Citizens Climbs on CIT Buy

It’s been a turbulent week for the Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX:^IXIC), which posted strong gains on Monday and spent the rest of the week fighting to hang onto them. In the end, market participants managed to defend their weekly gains, albeit failing to claw back much of the ground they’d given up in three consecutive days…

Americans exposed to toxic chemicals in drinking water 'dramatically underestimated': report

Tap water in the United States is contaminated with toxic fluorinated chemicals at a higher rate than previously thought, according to a new report. “It’s nearly impossible to avoid contaminated drinking water from these chemicals,” David Andrews, a senior scientist at Environmental Working Group and co-author of the report published Wednesday, said. “Forever chemicals,” also known…

Tainted water revelations spark calls for action

When Oakville Mayor Rob Burton was sending his three children to public schools in Halton Region, health risks from lead in their drinking water was never a thought. That has changed. “While they were there, they were obviously exposed,” Burton said in response to “Tainted Water,” a national investigation into lead in drinking water by…