Original category: Environment (changed to Not News, not by me)
The Pennsylvania Land Trust Association said 952, about two-thirds, of the violations caused or had the potential to cause environmental damage, from chemical spills to improperly lined sludge pits. The rest were classified as safety or administrative violations.
It only takes one to spoil drinking water for millions of people.
More than half the environmental violations involved improper construction of a wastewater pit or improper control of erosion during earth-moving activity, both of which can result in water pollution. One in six of the environmental violations, or 154, dealt with industrial waste spills while one in 10, or 100, dealt with unspecified violations of the state’s waterway protection law.
If they can't take the time to do it right now, how can we allow this to go on?