Communities Ready Task Force To Resist Pruitt Superfund Reform Effort

July 13, 2017
Grassroots community groups are forming a task force to help them push back against EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s efforts to reform the Superfund program, arguing that his endeavor raises significant concerns about curtailing cleanup oversight and planning to come up with alternative approaches to offer the administrator. Pruitt's May 22 memo creating an internal agency task force to reexamine Superfund and recommend revisions “raises major concerns about decreasing cleanup oversight, privileging corporate interests over public health, and a lack of...

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