I just posted on Gristmill
about the Jordanian government’s response to Avner Vengosh’s startling new research
that found very high levels of naturally occurring radioactivity in some of the country’s fossil groundwater:
Last Friday a Jordan Times story featured government assurances that all of the country’s water was safe — and tried to discredit the messenger. In a transparent attempt to raise doubt about the scientists’ motives, the article points out that lead author Vengosh is Israeli-born (he is now a U.S. citizen).
Read the rest of “Tall Glass of Denial”
Photo: Jordanian groundwater. Courtesy of Avner Vengosh.