"THE ONLY THING NECESSARY FOR THE TRIUMPH OF EVIL IS FOR GOOD MEN TO DO NOTHING"
--Burke

Saturday, June 13, 2009

First consolidated settlement

"...On January 23,[1998] the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) and ASARCO Incorporated signed a historic agreement regarding alleged [read Rep. Reyes' quote, above that Asarco paid millions so that the community would not find out...] hazardous waste and water violations at two of Asarco’s facilities. According to the EPA, it was the first time that the Government had agreed to a consolidated settlement with a company regarding violations of different statutes at different facilities...."

http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/mercury/430498.pdf


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