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EPA Chief Calls Unsafe Water a Bigger Threat than Climate Change

29 days ago   |   By Fortune

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler thinks unsafe drinking water is the biggest environmental threat the world currently faces.
Speaking to CBS News , Wheeler said a lack of access to clean water is a more pressing concern than climate change. "We have 1,000 children die everyday worldwide because they don't have safe drinking water. That's a crisis I think we can solve. We know what goes into solving a crisis like that," Wheeler said.
Meanwhile, Wheeler noted that climate change is something "we have to be addressing and we are addressing," but argued that "most...
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Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's Wheeler Says

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's Wheeler Says

29 days ago   |   By CBS

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says that unsafe drinking water - not climate change - poses the greatest and most immediate global threat to the environment.
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EPA chief says water issues a bigger environmental crisis than climate change

29 days ago   |   By ABC

EPA chief Andrew Wheeler says unsafe drinking water and other water issues are a bigger global crisis than climate change, in remarks for World Water Day.
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