A Republican vision for America – The ‘John Boehner On West Virginia Chemical Spill: ‘We Have Enough Regulations’ Edition’ – ‘West Virginia Water Nightmare: Private Testing Finds Coal Chemical In 40 Percent Of Homes’ and ‘BREAKING: Pipe Break At Coal Facility Contaminates West Virginia Waterway’
Speaker John Boehner : “The issue is this: We have enough regulations on the books. And what the administration ought to be doing is actually doing their jobs,” Boehner said at a press conference. “Why wasn’t this plant inspected since 1991?”
‘On the flip side, the spending deal offered only modest relief to cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency under sequestration. Republicans even bragged about successfully cutting the EPA’s funding by 20 percent since 2010 when summarizing the bill’.
‘The EPA announced plans last month to significantly reduce inspections over the next five years. The agency said the move was necessary for a more “effective allocation of resources” to focus on the biggest polluters’.
@ : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/14/john-boehner-chemical-spill_n_4595897.html
‘One month after a major chemical leak spilled 10,000 gallons of crude MCHM into the Elk River and the water supply for 300,000 West Virginia residents, private testing found the main…
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