“I’ve learned, among other things, that phthalo pigments, besides inks and paints, are found in paper, textiles, cosmetics, leather products, foods and a multitude of other “household” goods. But the PCBs…”
EPA Has Legalized PCBs in Paint, Clothing, Newspapers and Magazines For Years While Duping the Public Into Believing that the 1978 Toxic Substance Control Act Stopped PCB Production
Since 1978, when the Toxic Substance Control Act banned the production of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), the EPA has duped the public into believing that PCB contamination of air, soils and water, which is ubiquitous worldwide, is the result of past usage.
The shift of emphasis from containment to monitoring does not solve the waste management problem.
Statement 1: “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an enforceable agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke) to perform a comprehensive assessment, determine the location of coal ash deposits and to remove deposits along the Dan River as deemed appropriate by EPA in consultation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service as a result of the coal ash spill that occurred at the Dan River Steam Station on February 2, 2014.”
This New York Times article has a very good flyover video of the coal ash breach at the Dan River.
We need to hold Duke Energy fully accountable for cleaning up the whole Dan River spill and the coal ash pits that are contaminating the Roanoke River Basin.