In the South Georgia Rivers and blackwater systems, the amount of mercury in bass is close to double the amount that the EPA has approved as the standard safety level.
There is a mighty contingency out there that will continue to promote the concept that the Environmental Protection Agency is Al Capone, not Eliot Ness.
Erin Brockovich came to Midlothian in 2005. She told me that if I lived anywhere else in the nation, we would have a lawsuit. However, she informed me that Texas was a “business first, people second,” state.
Instead of people just shaking their heads and sighing, “Well, what can I do?”…The answer is simple. Take a proactive step.
Currently, pushback against the EPA’s efforts to move forward on regulating mercury and other air toxins from power plants has fallen strikingly along party lines.
I’m not leaving the fight for clean air, safe water, and a non-toxic environment to the cynics.
The American Lung Association conducted a bipartisan poll which showed that the public trusts the EPA to protect their health.