Water Report in Missouri Scheduled For Thursday

1 year 10 months 2 weeks ago June 19, 2014 Jun 19, 2014 Thursday, June 19 2014 Thursday, June 19, 2014 6:56:00 AM CDT in News
By: Shale Remien, KOMU 8 News

JEFFERSON CITY - Missourians will be able to look further into the conditions of Missouri's water supply around the Show-Me-State.

A report is set to be release to the public Thursday morning.

Environment Missouri Research and Policy Center's report will outline the toxic chemicals released by industrial facilities. The toxic chemicals make their way down lakes, rivers and streams causing pollution. 

The report will outline some of the toxic chemicals that could cause developmental disabilities. 

In 2010, more than 220 million pounds of pollution ended up in Missouri's waterways. Last year, 117 million American's drinking water was affected.

An announcement was released by the EPA last year outlining rules to consider to clean up the Missouri water supply. The announcement said, waterways face pollution from factory farms, mining pollution, oil and gas spills. In an 18 month period, the EPA focused it's efforts on the 500 worst abusers. Waters in question supplied drinking water to 117 million Americans. 

The new report is expected to be released at 10 a.m. 

 

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