House to hold oversight hearing on EPA Animas River toxic spill

Sept. 16, 2015, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) for holding a Sept.17 hearing on the EPA Animas River toxic spill:

“We praise the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Resources Committee for holding this important joint hearing on the EPA’s Animas River toxic spill, and urge Chairmen Chaffetz and Bishop to use their respective committees’ full subpoena powers to get to the bottom of the agency’s gross negligence that now endangers the livelihoods of farmers and the Navajo nation.”


“When will EPA tell the truth about Colorado’s Animas River spill?” By ALG President Rick Manning, Sept. 9, 2015 at

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