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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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PUERTO RICO’S ENVIRONMENT CHIEF ADMITS LANDFILLS ARE TOXIC

Under questioning from incoming Governor-elect Rosselló’s transition, Weldin Ortiz admits failure to enforce federal and local laws (SAN JUAN, P.R. – December 8, 2016) – Under intense questioning from incoming Governor-elect Rosselló’s transition team, Environmental Quality Board (EQB) President Weldín Ortiz Franco admitted the majority of Puerto Rico’s landfills are in violation of federal law.  […]

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TOA BAJA WARRANTS FEDERAL INVESTIGATION

“Secret Landfill” in Toa Baja is just the beginning (SAN JUAN, P.R. – December 7, 2016) – The newspaper exposé in El Vocero  documented a “secret” landfill in Toa Baja that authorities – both locally and federally – have ignored. Unfortunately, what was uncovered in Toa Baja is just part of the scourge of toxic […]

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