Pollution Law Watch

Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Politics of Pollution: Corporate Polluters Win Again

Posted in CERCLA/Superfund, Contamination, Government, Groundwater, Pollution, TCE

After a twenty-year wait, EPA was set to issue its updated hazard assessment for trichloroethylene (“TCE”) earlier this month.  Unfortunately – – at least for everyday American citizens – – the deadline passed without a word from EPA. TCE is a man-made volatile organic compound used by corporations for decades to strip grease and grime… Continue Reading