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Dirty Money, Dirty Water

Polluters buy influence in North Carolina judicial elections By Billy Corriher and Sean Wright North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed a bill on August 12, 2013, that created a voter ID requirement, cut early voting, ended same-day voter registration, and eliminated…

Superfund sites in New Jersey

For decades it was standard practice to dump waste on the ground, in rivers or to leave it out in the open. As a result, thousands of uncontrolled or abandoned contaminated sites were created. Some common contaminated sites include abandoned…