Now this will be interesting - EPA

It seems that none other than Erin Brockovich is joining forces with the Navajo Nation in their lawsuit against the EPA.

From The Hill:

Erin Brockovich takes on EPA
Erin Brockovich is joining Navajo Nation's political battle against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
 
The famed environmental activist will visit Navajo Nation on Sept. 8 to view the affects of a devastating EPA mining leak and could potentially testify on Capitol Hill later this month.

Navajo leaders are prepping a massive lawsuit against EPA officials for their handling of an Aug. 5 mining accident in Colorado.

The leak dumped 3 million gallons of contaminated water into Animas River and ultimately the San Juan River — one of the Navajo Nation's primary water sources.

"I am deeply concerned with the actions of the U.S. EPA and I stand by the Navajo Nation," Brockovich said in a statement. "The U.S. government needs to clean up the mess they caused."

Brockovich gained national fame in 2000 as the source of inspiration for the blockbuster film "Erin Brockovich," starring Julia Roberts. The film chronicled her time as a legal clerk in the 1990s, when she helped investigate illness in a poor California town that was tied to groundwater pollutants.

 Great to see her getting on board with this - the enviros all want big government. What Brockovich and the Navajo Nation are witnessing firsthand is big government.

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