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  •  because states dont have the money to clean up (1+ / 0-)
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    Cadillac64

    such messes for one, only the feds do. the EPa is in charge because it is  the ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION agency, and environment disasters are its purview. the epas budget is undeer 10 billion, in case you are wondering, a rounding error compared for war spending.

    •  So they should allocate their budget to deal... (0+ / 0-)

      with it.

      Raise taxes. Create Insurance. Whatever.

      Depending on the Federal Government just allows States to ignore their responsibility.

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