SAN JACINTO, Texas – In October of 2017 Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt ordered the complete clean-up of the San Jacinto River Waste Pits.
“To witness the threat, the danger that this site poses to the community in person makes a difference and the difference it makes is urgency,” said Pruitt at the time.
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Why Are We Unprepared for Environmental Disasters?
By Laila Waid. The train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, shows that our country is unprepared to address environmental emergencies adequately. Environmental disasters of the