EPA Wants Polluter Pays Tax Reinstated

August 2010
Pollution Engineering;Aug2010, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports the U.S. Congress in reestablishing the expired Superfund program which looks into the state's ungoverned hazardous waste sites. Several risks to human health caused by the neurotoxin methylmercury including neurological disorders, kidney dysfunctions, and even death are mentioned. Furthermore, it states that the legislation must be approved to assure the cleanliness in the communities.


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