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Hillary's Record on Water Regulations Could Hurt Her in Michigan


Environment  (tags: clean water, pollution, Flint, Michigan, Hillary Clinton on Environment, Environmental Regulations, chemicals in water, drinking water, contaminents, Exxon-Mobil, campaign contributions )

Barbara
- 1230 days ago - usuncut.com
As the Michigan primary approaches, Hillary Clinton has been making sure to tout her efforts to help Flint. But her record tells a different story In 2005, while she was running for re-election as New York's U.S. Senator, Clinton voted against banning



   

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Barbara T (431)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:31 am
As the Michigan primary approaches, Hillary Clinton has been making sure to tout her efforts to help Flint. But her record tells a different story.

In 2005, while she was running for re-election as New York’s U.S. Senator, Clinton voted against a measure to ban the manufacturing of a known carcinogen that had affected drinking water supplies for millions of Americans.
A chemical called methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), which is an additive that makes fuel burn cleaner, had found its way into 31 states’ drinking water wells by 2000. Three years later, the Environmental Working Group estimated that some 15 million Americans were drinking water contaminated with MTBE. Amid this news, seventeen states filed a class-action lawsuit against the makers of MTBE.

As International Business Times reported, one of the manufacturers of MTBE was ExxonMobil, a major supporter of the Clinton Foundation.
In 2005, Senator Pete Domenici (R-New Mexico) introduced an amendment to a sweeping energy policy bill that would have banned the use of MTBE. While the amendment passed overwhelmingly with 70 votes in favor and 26 opposing, Hillary Clinton joined 14 Republicans and 11 Democrats in voting against the measure.
According to OpenSecrets.org, Clinton raised over $74,000 from the oil and gas industry for her 2006 re-election effort. To date, ExxonMobil has given roughly $1 million to the Clinton Foundation.

Shortly after the amendment’s passage, the Environmental Working Group reported that an EPA draft risk assessment proved a link between MTBE and increased cancer rates:

An EPA official who reviewed an earlier version of the document told Environmental Working Group (EWG) that the risk assessment’s most notable finding for the first time links MTBE to cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma, with toxicological endpoints similar to known carcinogens such as benzene and butadiene. Previously, EPA had classified MTBE as a “possible” cause of cancer, and concerns about contamination centered on the fact that in small doses its foul stench renders water undrinkable.

While Hillary Clinton expressed concerns over the use of MTBE, she still nonetheless voted against the final bill that included language discouraging the use of the toxic chemical. While MTBE was phased out of gasoline products in the last ten years, International Business times recently reported that there are new outbreaks of MTBE contamination in Connecticut, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

[And if you think the "Clinton Foundation" is some sort of CHARITY - I've got a bridge in Brooklyn I want to sell you!
It is SIMPLY ANOTHER "PIGGY BANK" FOR THE CLINTONS TO STORE THEIR ILL-GOTTEN GAINS... Money which they STILL ABSOLUTELY CONTROL...]
 

Kathleen M (208)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:32 am
Grimly noted. Thanks for sharing, BMutiny.
 

Barbara T (431)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:37 am
ALL CARE2 MEMBERS NEED TO KNOW THIS - or to be REMINDED, if you knew already! and be sure to TELL ALL YOUR FRIENDS on ALL SOCIAL MEDIA AND NETWORKS!

Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, PROMOTED FRACKING, not just in the U.S. mind you - as she is STILL DOING TODAY -
BUT, as U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton went around PROMOTING AND PUSHING FRACKING INTO OTHER COUNTRIES AROUND THE GLOBE - countries which as a DIRECT result of SECRETARY OF STATE CLINTON'S WORK, are SUFFERING THE HEALTH EFFECTS ON THEIR HAPLESS POPULATIONS TODAY.
[Fracking BEGAN in the U.S. before it spread to other countries - and the person who INVENTED it, was in the running for Time Magazine's Person of the Year...]

Furthermore, as U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton EQUALLY PROMOTED GMOs AROUND THE GLOBE. Again, using the Prestige and Power of the United States - often against RELUCTANT AND UNWILLING GOVERNMENTS. And of course, their MUCH-LESS-THAN WILLING POPULATIONS AND ACTUAL FARMERS. And all this was done by her ON -YOUR - TAXPAYERS' - DOLLARS, of course!
Making those Countries, who felt they needed to be U.S. Allies, "AN OFFER THEY COULDN'T REFUSE"....

About FRACKING, about GMOs, about ACCEPTING AMERICAN MILITARY BASES AND TONS OF MILITARY HARDWARE.... and joining the U.S. in MORE WARS to use up these expensive goodies faster, and get more....
All, of course, BENEFITTING NOBODY AT ALL, BUT THE CORPORATIONS - those SAME CORPORATIONS that are PAYING HILLARY HUGE SUMS in "Speaker Fees" as a REWARD for her consistent efforts ON THEIR BEHALF...
This is ALL STUFF THAT CAN BE LOOKED UP.
SPREAD THE WORD!

Many people are telling the Democratic Party, PLEDGING that if Bernie Sanders is NOT the Dem Candidate, THEY WILL NOT VOTE FOR HILLARY CLINTON.
They will either WRITE-IN BERNIE SANDERS; or they will VOTE FOR THE GREEN PARTY CANDIDATE, DR. JILL STEIN.
We could STILL HAVE OUR FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT - BUT IT DOES *NOT* HAVE TO BE HILLARY! It could be Dr. Jill Stein! [A real Medical Doctor by the way!]
 

Darren W (218)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:42 am
Have shared this all over social media.
Thanks BMutiny.
 

Barbara T (431)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:45 am
Hillary Clinton went to Flint, Michigan expressing her "concern" - AND MADE A CAMPAIGN AD OUT OF HER "PHOTO OP".
Bernie Sanders - who has CLASS - Bernie Sanders went to Flint, spoke to people, AND DID NOT MAKE A CAMPAIGN AD TO PUT ON TV.....

[By the way, I find it of interest that Hillary Clinton's blue eyes are from Contact Lenses, her blonde hair was always a dye job - her natural hair & eye color are brown! as seen in early photos of her. Very CALCULATED, in EVERYthing she does, I'd say!
Dr. Jill Stein, you'll see in pics, is going with her NATURAL GREY...]
 

Barbara T (431)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:59 am
OK, Women in Politics "should not be judged by appearances, differently from the way men are". I AGREE! Absolutely.
But I am NOT saying Hillary should look "younger, prettier, better-dressed, etc."; I am just saying she is a PHONEY in her look, compared to Bernie's and Jill Stein's more "natural" way of coming on!

What hair color is most electable.... I'm sure beforehand a study was made...!
 

Evelyn B (63)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:08 am
You mean the blond bimbo look works, BMTCE???? :>)

Jokes aside, thanks for sharing this important reminder of the wide gap between past behaviour and electioneering concern
 

Arielle S (313)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:34 am
Not a surprise to most of us but the rest of the world needs to know about this - thank you, BMutiny.
Hillary, as far as I'm concerned, is a big fat phony who is much too close to big business, big oil and big banks. I've reached the point where I will write in Bernie's name rather than give Hillary my vote.
 

Freya H (344)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:44 am
This is why I support Bernie, and will support him to the bitter end. If the election is between Clinton and Trump, I don't know right now whether I'll hold my nose and vote for the "bimbo" just because she's (allegedly) a Democrat, or vote for a third-party or independent candidate - or write in Sanders. Democrats are where Republicans were 40 years ago, while Republicans are where Germans were 80 years ago.
 

JL A (281)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 9:20 am
Thanks for bringing this to our attention BMutiny. Hopefully it will be a topic of questions in tonight's debate.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 1:53 pm
This woman is a lying schemer. thx BM
 

Animae C (508)
Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:59 pm
She is so full of sh*t!!!!
 

Darren W (218)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 1:15 am
Reshared all over social media.
 

Monika A (87)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 1:03 pm
my opinion ,what it is a mendacious person ...
thank you for sharing !
 

Jeff Creech (64)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 1:11 pm
She's the definition of a walking talking contradiction.
 

TOM TREE (247)
Sunday March 6, 2016, 2:30 pm
Scary Stuff !
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday March 7, 2016, 4:49 am
Noted!
 

Kelly H. (0)
Thursday August 11, 2016, 5:26 pm
I'll take Jill Stein seriously when she takes the presidency and the elections Seriously.
And btw, hillary's natural eye colour appear to be greyish-blue, not brown. I'm amazed this was even injected in the conversation.
 

Darren W (218)
Saturday August 13, 2016, 5:26 am
When Hillary Clinton starts to behave and talk like an ordinary working citizen, she might gain the respect OF the ordinary American working citizen. Not until.
 
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