Dr. Christopher Swindell: US, state take backward steps on water quality
Dr. Christopher Swindell: US, state take backward steps on water quality.
Fast forward three years and the administration not only made what happened then legal now, but encouraged water pollution as a way of "bringing back jobs."
Dumping waste into streams does not bring back jobs.
These costs are only transferred when companies are allowed to dump without consequence.
The costs do not somehow go away.
But it is for certain that paying to clean filthy water is expensive.
Be clear, West Virginia American Water does its best to make the water safe.
At the intake pipe, the unseen suffering starts at the human level.
But, fouling the water supply?
The supply we get our drinking water from?