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Bridgeton Landfill Update

A 2013 lawsuit regarding the Bridgeton landfill finally reached a settlement in Missouri courts. The settlement holds Bridgeton accountable and is a step in the right direction according to Missouri’s Attorney General. Republic Services will still manage the site. Additionally, Bridgeton

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West Virginia Activists Protest Governor

Minden, West Virginia has been contaminated by toxic and cancerous PCBs for decades after Shaffer Equipment Company buried electrical waste in the town. The activists are protesting a sewer project in the town that has exposed residents to PCBs. West Virginia Governor, Jim

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Polite People Get Poisoned

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Steven Cook Will Lead Superfund Task Force

It can be difficult at times to clearly identify the environmental goals and directives of Scott Pruitt’s EPA, but one clear directive of the administration is to advance the Superfund program. At the EPA, Superfund is administered by the Office

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Worried Moms from Flint and St. Louis To Blast EPA

  Contacts: Lois Gibbs 703-627-9483,, New Internal EPA Memo & Policy Stresses Public Health Worried Moms from Flint, Love Canal & St. Louis Decry Agency’s “Failure” “Kids are suffering from leaded water & threatened by toxic fires” WHAT:           Press

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New Study Shows EPA Mismanaging Toxic Clean-Up

It Also Shows More Sites are ID’d but Funding is Stagnant Fewer Clean-Ups are Being Started and Each One Takes Longer Groups say “Polluter Pay” Fee Must be Reinstated & Increased Love Canal Pioneer Says Some Sites are Still Waiting

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