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LETTER TO CHAIRMAN BARRASSO: INVESTIGATE OBAMA EPA’S ACTIONS IN PUERTO RICO LANDFILL CRISIS

Letter Demands Accountability for Outgoing EPA Officials; Urges EPA Administrator Nominee Scott Pruitt To Commit to Closing Puerto Rico’s Toxic Landfills (SAN JUAN, P.R. – January 17, 2017) – Ahead of tomorrow’s Senate confirmation hearing for EPA Administrator Nominee Scott Pruitt, Puerto Rico Limpio has written a letter to Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY) of the […]

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FIRE AT CABO ROJO LANDFILL:  EPA POLICY GOES UP IN SMOKE

(CABO ROJO, P.R. – January 12, 2017) The disastrous fire at Cabo Rojo landfill on Christmas Day continues to affect the health and commerce of the community there, and it is a symbol of the misplaced priorities and criminal neglect of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Region 2 administrator Judith Enck and Caribbean director […]

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ICYMI – “PUERTO RICO IS BEING POISONED” BY THE EPA’S CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE

The influential news director of NotiUno in Puerto Rico Alex Delgado – drawing from Puerto Rico Limpio’s extensive body of research – exposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck for failing her duty to enforce the law and close the Island’s toxic landfills. In a column in Metro, Delgado revealed how the EPA […]

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ICYMI – EPA’S RECKLESS ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES IN PUERTO RICO DOCUMENTED

  Today, RedState.org, panned the Environmental Protection Agency’s record in closing of Puerto Rico’s toxic landfills.  The article points out how lower level officials involved in Flint are being prosecuted but high-ranking leaders like Judith Enck and Carmen Guerrero remain in office and refusing to enforce federal law. Excerpts from: “The EPA Finally Has Something […]

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PUERTO RICO LIMPIO DEMANDS INVESTIGATION OF ENCK AND GUERRERO

Officials in Flint facing criminal charges for the same negligent actions perpetrated by EPA officials in Puerto Rico (SAN JUAN, P.R. – December 21, 2016) –Puerto Rico Limpio, which has led a public campaign to expose EPA culpability in widespread contamination and illegality at up to 20 landfills on the Island, demanded an investigation and […]

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CONGRESS RAISES DEEP CONCERN OVER PUERTO RICO’S LANDFILLS

Congressional Task Force on Puerto Rico highlights criminal neglect by EPA officials (SAN JUAN, P.R. – December 21, 2016) – Puerto Rico Limpio commends the Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico for its new report that highlights the “imminent threat to public health” as a result of the toxic landfills that litter Puerto […]

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PUERTO RICO LIMPIO: EPA ADMITS GUILT ONCE AGAIN

New letter from Judith Enck points out years of negligence in enforcing rules to protect Puerto Ricans (SAN JUAN, P.R. – December 19, 2016) – In a recent letter to Puerto Rico Limpio, EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck admits that Puerto Rico’s “19 municipal landfills continue to put trash in unlined waste cells.” This is […]

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