Put the Super back into Superfund

Want to see polluters pay for their messes rather than taxpayers? Contact your representatives and tell them to support Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s (D-OR) bill: Superfund Restoration Act  (H.R. 4088).

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Do You Live Near Toxic Waste? See 1,317 of the Most Polluted Spots in the U.S.

March 25th, 2021|Comments Off on Do You Live Near Toxic Waste? See 1,317 of the Most Polluted Spots in the U.S.

Hazardous waste sites are scattered all across the country, from a Brooklyn canal once surrounded by chemical plants to a shuttered garbage incineration facility in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There are more than 1,300 of these spots in all — dubbed [...]

Hundreds of toxic sites at risk for flooding, which could endanger surrounding communities

March 9th, 2021|Comments Off on Hundreds of toxic sites at risk for flooding, which could endanger surrounding communities

NAVASSA, N.C. (SBG) — Millions of Americans live near Superfund sites, areas the federal government considers contaminated as a result of hazardous waste that was dumped, mismanaged or otherwise left out in the open. Many of [...]