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Matt Damon’s “Toilet Strike”  Bono, Richard Branson, and Olivia Wilde Join in PSA  to create awareness to the  global water crisis.  The lack of access to safe water and adequate sanitation for billions. BTW,  they making fun of “Illuminati Conspiracies.” 

Gary White is the new organization’s Executive Director and Co-founder with Damon of Water.org

The three celebs pledge,

“We won’t go to the bathroom until everyone in the world has access to clean water and sanitation.”

Bono remarked,

“780 million people, that’s one in nine, lacks access to safe water.”

Wilde said in a statement,

“I want to support creative organizations that truly impact the lives of those in need, particularly those living in extreme poverty. Water.org makes a real difference around the world, and in Haiti, a country that I care deeply about.”

Does that include the millions of Americans that do not have access to clean water?

Bono, Why are you supporting G8’s GMO Initiative for Africa?

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The Paulsboro, New Jersey freight train derailment and chemical spill of vinyl chloride clean-up in Mantua Creek is delayed by heavy morning fog, December 2, 2012.

The Mantua Creek is a a tributary to the Delaware River. Could it be a threat to Philly’s Drinking Water?

According to National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) chairwoman Debrorah Hersman, the conductor of the train that derailed Friday morning in Paulsboro, first came upon a red light before crossing the bridge.

The American Red Cross is assisting displaced people. Additional residents living within a 12-block radius of the accident scene were moved from their homes as a precautionary measure in the face of residual levels of vinyl chloride, a toxic, colorless and flammable gas that causes irritation, headache, shortness of breath and dizziness. in the air. In extremely high concentrations, the gas can cause death.

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