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LETTER FROM ARROYO

In the days since Puerto Rico Limpio began its campaign on social media, we have been contacted by hundreds of citizens about the landfills in their communities.  One such place is Arroyo, which we visited to meet with local residents and investigated their complaints. Here is what we found out: The entrance to the municipal […]

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EPA IGNORES PUERTO RICO IN ENVIRONMENTAL FUNDS

(San Juan, Puerto Rico) The multi-sectoral citizen’s group Puerto Rico Limpio criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today after EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced $55.2 million in grants to 131 communities across the United States for cleaning up contaminated sites, without any funds for Puerto Rico. “We are in a full-scale economic crisis in […]

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VEGA BAJA: HOW MANY TIMES WILL EPA FAIL TO CLOSE THIS TOXIC LANDFILL?

(VEGA BAJA, Puerto Rico.  April 29, 2016)  Ten years ago – in 2006 – the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed closing the toxic landfill at Vega Baja.  “After being operated in an unsafe manner over a long period of time,” the agency said, the landfill was “a potential threat to drinking water sources (both ground […]

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