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

Monday, July 27, 2009

CHEJ Executive Director testimony to Superfund Briefing Committee


7/10/09
Congressional Briefing Looks at Benefits of Refinancing Superfund

This week, Lois Gibbs, CHEJ Executive Director presented the case for renewing Superfund polluter pays fees at a Congressional briefing sponsored by Rep. Blumenauer. Superfund sites are the most toxically polluted sites in the country. They endanger the health of local communities and inhibit economic growth. Read Lois’s full remarks here.

would just add that the ASARCO bankruptcy is a fraud, because the court is not considering the now-public "confidential-for-settlement-purposes-only-EPA-DOJ" document (signed secretly by Asarco in a confidential DOJ-Asarco agreement) proving that ASARCO burned toxic waste for profit secretly for years here -- next to the Rio Grande....

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