The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

EPA:
Does it stand for Evil Poison Agency?

May 17, 2004

The EPA has publicly denounced the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority. But behind closed doors, an EPA official admitted in an e-mail to his colleagues:"EPA must face the fact that WASA's inadequate outreach has been judged here as complying with agency regulations. How can this be?"

How can this be? Simple. The EPA, like other government agencies supposedly set up to protect the population, is good mainly at two things: issuing statements and protecting corporate profit.