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A Pakistani child drinks water from a hand-pump in an impoverished neighborhood. According to UNICEF as many as 60 million people may not have access to safe drinking water. Clean water is also one of the factors considered in calculating the Multidimensional Poverty Index. (Photo by RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Water Contaminated With Arsenic: Engineers Without Borders Look To Bring Clean Water To Small Village

Members of Engineers Without Borders in Detroit are holding an event Friday evening to raise funds to bring clean water to villagers in Laguna de Apoyo, Nicaragua.

CBS Detroit–06/11/2015

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Ann Arbor Group Finds Toxic Chemicals In Mardi Gras Beads

Dangerous levels of lead, other toxic metals and toxic flame retardants were found in most Mardi Gras beads tested by Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

MSU Prof Gets Grant To Study Link Between Arsenic, Cancer

To determine how arsenic increases the risk of lung cancer and to identify potential treatments, a Michigan State University researcher will use $1.7 million in federal funding during the next five years to examine why […]

07/14/2010