Worst Water Contamination Coverups in U.S. History

Contaminated water is bad news for cities, unless nobody knows about it. This post from <em>Good</em> looks at some of the most notorious water contamination cover ups in recent U.S. history.
July 21, 2009, 2pm PDT | Nate Berg
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From lead to benzene to toxic solvents, pollution of water can be extremely dangerous or deadly. But not doing anything about it can be just as bad. The federal government's recent about-face on the contamination of water at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune highlights the issue.

This piece looks at contamination cases ranging from the 1800 to today, from New York to California.

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Published on Friday, July 17, 2009 in Good
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