THE WATER WE DRINK

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April 9, 2019
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For a good barometer of the quality of our current water supply, we need to look at the effect pollution is having on marine life. A dead orca whale recently found off the Washington coast appears to be the most toxic mammal ever tested (so far) with levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) so great that the assessment machines had to be reset in order to be able to measure the levels.

The sad fact is that whales in the Canadian Gulf of St. Lawrence (and in many other parts of the world) are so full of PCB’s that they qualify as toxic dump sites under US environmental laws.