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Did you know millions of Americans struggle to access clean water every day?
Moreover, currently proposed pieces of legislation could make that problem much worse.
The EPA hopes to roll back clean water protections, and by doing so, giving companies loopholes to dump hazardous material into our sources of water. This kind of pollution harm our country’s rivers, lakes, and groundwater supplies.
Let’s use #SaludTues on Twitter on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, to tweet relevant information about current issues in clean water access and what is being done to solve the problem:
- WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Clean Water Justice and Access”
- TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, May 21, 2019
- WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
- HOST: @SaludAmerica
- CO-HOSTS: Thirst Project (@thirstproject), Food and Water Watch (@foodandwater), Water Mission (@water_mission), and United Nations Association of the U.S.A – Northern New Jersey Chapter (@UNAUSANNJ).
We’ll be discussing topics that we hope you will share your stories and experiences, which will include:
- What is the current state of clean water access in America?
- How are government agencies helping or hurting clean water access?
- What are ways Latinos and all Americans can act in this issue?
- Where can people turn for accurate clean water information?
Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that can keep for Latino and all people safe from unclean water.
Click here to learn about the Salud America! #SaludTues tweetchats, see upcoming and past tweetchats — discover how you can get involved.
Editor’s Note: This tweetchat is part of a collaboration between Salud America! and the Hoffman Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT) program at UT Health- San Antonio. To find out if you are TILTed due to exposure to everyday foods, chemicals, or drugs, take a self-assessment or learn more about TILT.