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Simple Ways to Avoid Arsenic Exposure

Simple Ways to Avoid Arsenic Exposure

While arsenic in no longer a trendy additive to cosmetics or insecticides, the toxic metalloid remains ubiquitous in the environment, as well as in the food and drinks we consume....

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Arsenic III in water

How to Treat Arsenic III in Water

In this second part of a two part series on the differences between various oxidative states of arsenic in water, we take a closer look at arsenic III. Read on to...

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Arsenic V in Drinking Water

How To Treat Arsenic V in Water

In this piece we zero in on two common forms of inorganic arsenic: arsenic III and arsenic V. While these two forms of arsenic do have some things in common,...

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Arsenic and Water Treatment

Arsenic and Water Treatment

While arsenic is regulated in water systems, the EPA maximum contaminant level is actually higher than concentrations suspected to be harmful to health. If you want to remove arsenic from...

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Healthy Soil: Arsenic and Your Plants

Healthy Soil: Arsenic and Your Plants

In our second installment of The Dirt on Soil, we take a look at arsenic-contaminated soil. This guide explains how people get exposed to arsenic in soil, what arsenic means...

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California’s Drinking Water Crisis

California’s Drinking Water Crisis

The recent California droughts are considered to be the state’s worst ever. They've made headlines for decades, leading to a flood of information regarding the complex issues accompanying the ongoing crisis....

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Arsenic in Tap Water–A Quick Guide

Arsenic in Tap Water–A Quick Guide

A Natural Resources Defense Council study reports that nearly 77 million Americans receive drinking water from systems that violate federal regulations for arsenic. Are you one of them? And what does this really...

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7 Heavy Metals Everyone Should Test For

7 Heavy Metals Everyone Should Test For

Many naturally occurring heavy metals are insidious threats that cannot be smelled, tasted, or seen. However, they can bioaccumulate–leading to detrimental health impacts. We have created a short, but crucial...

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