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Mon April 16, 2012

Governor Signs Environmental Audit Bill Industry Pushed For

The Valley of the Drums, a toxic waste dump in northern Bullitt County, Kentucky. This site was one of the reasons the the U.S. Superfund law was enacted.
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Governor Jan Brewer has signed a bill that Arizona industries have been lobbying for for nearly two decades.  

Supporters of House Bill 2199 reads like a Who’s Who of state business groups.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Arizona Public Service, the Arizona Mining Association.

And one reason they support the bill is because they say it protects them from one of the quirks in environmental law.

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