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Showing posts with label Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). Show all posts

Friday, July 19, 2019

Alabama Gov. Calls Out Environmental Agency Over Reported 3M Chemical Releases


Alabama Gov. Calls Out Environmental Agency Over Reported 3M Chemical Releases


Article Excerpt: "... Responding to media reports that 3M released pollution for years without state intervention or disclosure, Ivey told reporters in Huntsville on Wednesday that the Alabama Department of Environmental Management needs to present solutions to the problem. Ivey says the state doesn’t actually control the agency, which is overseen by a seven-member commission and..."


Reference: minnesota.cbslocal.com

Monday, June 24, 2019

Who does Alabama’s environmental watchdog work for? Not you.


Who does Alabama’s environmental watchdog work for? Not you.


Article Excerpt: "... ADEM Director Lance LeFleur rolled over like a dying fish in an Alabama river. When 3M self-reported toxins it had dumped in the Tennessee River, the agency he heads didn’t bother to tell anyone — including the people who drink from that river. A Huntsville TV reporter had to discover the 3M disclosure on her own and do the work for them..."


Reference: www.al.com