Tag Archive: EPA

Feb 01 2014

Coal’s trail of pollution

   As a West Virginian, I have one question for you — is coal pollution in your water, too? The answer might surprise you.    Here in West Virginia, thousands continue to wonder whether their water is safe after a recent coal chemical spill just upstream from the state’s largest drinking water intake. Over a …

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Sep 13 2011

DuPont’s Herbicide Goes Rogue

By Jim Hightower In the corporate world’s tortured language, workers are no longer fired. They just experience an “employment adjustment.” But the most twisted euphemism I’ve heard in a long time comes from DuPont: “We are investigating the reports of these unfavorable tree symptoms,” the pesticide maker recently stated. How unfavorable? Finito, flat-lined, the tree …

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