Decades of mismanagement and abuse have eroded government trust, preventing the state from effectively combating the epidemic.
Constituents say Paul Ryan's economy isn't working for them.
This move by water company Aqua America could be premonitory of upcoming battles over the role of for-profit water companies in capitalizing on fracking to the detriment of people’s needs.
Chemicals used in fracking have been linked to breast cancer and reproductive health problems, and there have been reports of rises in crimes against women in some fracking "boom" towns.
A female reporter reflects on her experiences as a broadcaster for a community radio station in Kenya.