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Baltimore Set To Ban Privatization of Water System

The law will make the city the first in the United States to protect its residents from the high costs that come with a privately-owned water utility.

Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014, near McKittrick, California.

STUDY: Pennsylvania's Communities of Color In More Danger From Health Consequences of Fracking

Researchers found a disproportionate number of people of color living near power plants. 

Pepsico Admits That Aquafina Water Comes From Tap

STUDY: As Bottled Water Sales Rise in Communities of Color, So Do Environmental Dangers

A new study examines the role of big business in promoting to people of color—and pressuring politicians not to improve water infrastructure. 

Protestors hold a press conference to protest Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump's visit to Flint, Michigan, at the city's Water Treatment Plant on September 14, 2016.

New Water Bill Passes Senate, Can Provide $270M to Lead-Affected Communities

Funding for Flint would begin immediately upon House approval.