Tag: Environmental Protection Agency


Behind Flint’s Lead-Poisoned Water

Michigan's Republican Gov. Rick Snyder.

Largely abandoned by auto manufacturers who shifted factories to low-wage areas, Flint, Michigan, suffers from a powerlessness that allowed Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other officials to ignore the city’s lead-poisoned water, as Dennis J Bernstein reports.

The Future the US Budget Foretells

Mr. Moneybags from the "Monopoly" game

The key drafters of the U.S. Constitution may have had dreams of a government to “promote the general Welfare” but that goal has long since been lost to factionalism and special interests, a reality that is growing worse as money…

Seepage from an Aging Nuclear Site

The nuclear industry¬†hasn’t solved the long-term problem of what to do with nuclear waste, which presents a uniquely¬†dangerous environmental threat. That danger is now highlighted by leakage at one of the oldest nuclear sites in the world, Washington State’s Hanford…