Wednesday, November 3, 2021

11/03/2021 Rhode Island to start implementing injection sites - Groundwater pumping is draining rivers and streams worldwide

Today's Article: Rhode Island to start implementing injection sites
From: KYW Radio Philadelphia
Readability Score: 11.2

Rhode Island is launching a controversial new program (already used in some other nations) that will create supervised spaces where users can inject illegal substances. The hope is that this will reduce overdose deaths and reduce the harm substance users cause, but critics challenge the idea that we should enable people to break the law. Is this a good or bad idea? Discuss with your students how different values, or even different interpretations of similar values, can lead to very different choices.

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Today's Alternate Article: Groundwater pumping is draining rivers and streams worldwide
Readability Score: 7.4