City water is closely regulated for some health hazards and is very unlikely to contain dangerous biological contamination. It is, however, almost always treated with chlorine to reduce the microbial count. Chlorine combines with such organic compounds as natural methane gas (from decomposed material) in water, to form organochlorine compounds. The most common are the THM’s (trihalomethanes), such as chloroform. These are carcinogens. They also give water an unpleasant taste and odor.


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The Rate of breast cancer has been rising steadily since the 1940s. Many researchers and activists are asking whether exposure to carcinogens in the environment – including some of the 75,000 synthetic chemicals released since World War II – could be responsible, a 1985 study in Preventative Medicine found that breast cancer rates in New Jersey – Where 21 counties have hazardous waste disposal sites – were the highest in the country.


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Algae saved our planet by transforming our atmosphere to oxygen, allowing life to exist. Algae saved us again by providing the Earth's first food.


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Indoor Air Pollution


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Not coincidentally, in many languages the words humus and human share the same etymological root: Earth. Just as human intestines have friendly bacteria and microbes, so too does the soil of the Earth, functioning as the digestive tract of all organic material that ever lived. As plants and animals die, microorganisms begin their job decomposing and returning the nutrients to the Earth. This life cycle continues to create new life in the soil, in turn feeding the plants and the animals eating those plants.


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Three years ago I weighed more than 320 pounds. I was addicted to food, marijuana, alcohol and drugs in a poor attempt to dull my physical and emotional pain.


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