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Apr 21

Nearly 900 Superfund sites are abandoned military facilities

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Think capitalism harms the environment and more government would cure the problem?

Karen De Coster of Lewrockwell.com writes that most of the worst environmental disasters in America are attributable to the government. See here.

According to a 2010 federal report, nearly 900 Superfund sites in the U.S. are abandoned military facilities or facilities that provided materials to or otherwise supported the military. The potential liability from connecting people’s health disorders to the toxic pollution they were exposed to at those hundreds of facilities could mean a staggering cost.