The tragedy of a chemical spill into the Elk River near Charleston, W.Va., has been in the news daily since it happened last week. The fact 300,000 residents are denied fresh tap water is outrageous, yet the causes have been woefully examined and insufficiently exposed in the papers, almost ignored. This is sadly what seems to be a daily occurrence around the globe.
Water is being contaminated increasingly around the planet, and the causes and remedies need to be examined openly and reported prominently on a regular basis. Clean water is a finite resource and necessity right up there with …