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Experts Distrust the Tap, but Prefer it to Bottles

There could be lead in your tap water. There could be PFAS in your bottled water. Microplastics might be in both. Do you choose neurotoxic heavy metals or carcinogenic “forever chemicals?”

That’s the predicament facing Americans every time they take a drink of water.

$100,000 in CalEPA Grants Going to San Diego Environmental Justice Projects

The California Environmental Protection Agency announced nearly $100,000 in grants Friday going toward two San Diego-area projects as part of the agency’s Environmental Justice Small Grants program. The agency gave $50,000 to the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association to identify the watersheds within in the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board’s jurisdiction where Native American cultural uses are occurring and where appropriate water quality standards are needed to ensure vulnerable populations are protected.