James Salzman
James Salzman

James Salzman, author of Drinking Water: A History, is a professor at Duke and fellow at Resources for the Future.

Science
Dec. 16 2014 8:00 AMA Toast to the Safe Drinking Water ActIts radical idea—tap water should be safe to drink—has been a huge, underappreciated success.
Science
Dec. 10 2012 5:20 AMWhy Rivers No Longer BurnThe Clean Water Act is one of the greatest successes in environmental law.
Science
Jan. 16 2014 11:39 PMHow Safe Is Our Drinking Water?
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.