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Received this e-mail today from congressional candidate and Iraq & Afghanistan War Veteran, Kevin Strouse (D. PA-08):
This is seriously troubling:

There are plans to build a 50,000-square-foot hazardous waste incinerator plant right here in Bucks County. This plant is likely to be used to burn pharmaceutical materials and other hazardous waste right next to the Delaware river in a heavily populated area.

This plant could be a dangerous threat to our children and our community and we must keep it out. But my opponent, Congressman Fitzpatrick hasn’t lifted a finger to protect our community from what could be a potential catastrophe.

I got into this race because each morning as I get my kids ready for school, I think about what kind of future they will have -- and that includes growing up in a safe neighborhood -- and that certainly means one that’s free from a potential disaster caused by a toxic waste incinerator.

Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., speaks during a news conference at the at the Garden of Reflection memorial to local victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Monday, April 29, 2013, in Yardley, Pa. Fitzpatrick proposed new legislation aimed at protecting airline passengers and pilots from the kind of terrorist attack upon the nation a dozen years ago. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Here's why Fitzpatrick might be silent about this dangerous proposal: he went out of his way to protect the special interests that bankroll his campaign. This is just plain wrong. Will you join me in calling on Congressman Fitzpatrick to denounce this plant proposal immediately?

Please click here to automatically add your name to our petition demanding Fitzpatrick to break his silence and denounce this proposal >>

http://action.kevinstrouse.com/...

Fitzpatrick’s silence on this issue is a clear indication that he is out of touch with voters of Bucks County. From the looks of it, he’d rather go out of his way to protect the special interest that helps his campaign.

I have serious concerns about how the proposed hazardous waste incinerator would negatively impact the safety and quality of life for residents of Bucks County. Join me in calling on Fitzpatrick to oppose this proposal at all costs.

Add your name: http://action.kevinstrouse.com/...

Together we can protect Bucks County for our children.

Thanks,

Kevin

Click here to add your name:

http://action.kevinstrouse.com/...

Originally posted to pdc on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 05:30 PM PST.

Also republished by Philly Kos, DKos Pennsylvania, Military Community Members of Daily Kos, Climate Hawks, and The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party.

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