OLSON STATEMENT ON EPA ANNOUNCEMENT ON SAN JACINTO RIVER WASTE PITS CLEANUP PLAN

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releasing their cleanup action plan for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site:

“I’m pleased to see the EPA, State of Texas and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers taking this important step to force the polluters to clean up the dioxin contamination from the San Jacinto River Waste Pits.  Our community deserves to know the water is clean and safe. I look forward to seeing this site addressed as quickly and safely as possible so that folks don’t have to worry about this in the future.”