Comments on: America’s Thanksgiving http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2013/11/27/americas-thanksgiving/ Bridges, budgets, bonds Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:29:08 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: baroque-quest http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2013/11/27/americas-thanksgiving/comment-page-1/#comment-2345 Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:44:53 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=13283#comment-2345 Obviously you are not a foaming-at-the-mouth member of the Tea Party or Libertarian. They believe that government is always bad.

Your example of the flaming Cuyahoga River is a good example of the situation with our water supply when corporations were unrestricted.

For air, you could have mentioned what happened in Donora, a mill town near Pittsburgh, in 1948. U.S. Steel’s Donora Zinc Works and its American Steel & Wire plant were always dumping toxic clouds into the air, but in 1948 an air inversion allowed those clouds to congregate and start killing people. The Clean Air Act eventually followed, but not until 1970.

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