Lois Gibbs

Protecting Superfunds: The Polluter Must Pay

It has been almost 40 years since the nation heard the cries for help from Love Canal, where a school and neighborhood in Niagara Falls, New York, was built on a toxic dump filled with 21,000 tons of chemical waste. Children were sick, parents were scared and families lost their homes.

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Fight Back for Energy Independence Over Corporate Profits

‘Homeland Security – No more wars over oil!’ That’s what families in communities across Pennsylvania were promised a decade ago.

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Tax Reform Should Begin With Making Polluters Pay

As we begin our national conversation about tax reform, why don’t we start with low-hanging fruit—the things we can all agree are right? Why not reinstate the Superfund tax, which used to make polluters pay to clean up their own mess?

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