EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that some countries have turned over public water supplies to private companies, effectively denying local communities much-needed access? — J. Johnson, Lancaster, PA

Lightning Strikes Again

STATE — Fifteen athletes and five coaches from the Children’s Lightning Wheels recently returned from the 2010 National Junior Disability Championships held in Chicago, Illinois.

Used and Abused

An estimated 20 million Americans—including nearly 10% of nonpregnant women ages 15–44 and 5% of pregnant women—reported illegal drug use in 2008.