Pentagon refuses to clean up its pollution


This video from the USA is called Iraq Veterans Against the War DC & Ft Meade Outreach.

From the Washington Post in the USA:

Pentagon Fights EPA On Pollution Cleanup

Monday 30 June 2008

by: Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post

The Defense Department, the nation’s [and the world’s] biggest polluter, is resisting orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up Fort Meade and two other military bases where the EPA says dumped chemicals pose “imminent and substantial” dangers to public health and the environment.

The Pentagon has also declined to sign agreements required by law that cover 12 other military sites on the Superfund list of the most polluted places in the country. The contracts would spell out a remediation plan, set schedules, and allow the EPA to oversee the work and assess penalties if milestones are missed.

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