Hair of the Dog – Denmark, SC Water Crisis

As in Flint, MI, residents of Denmark, SC have been poisoned by a pesticide added to their municipal water supply. This was no accident and city official readily admit they used a chemical banned by the EPA as a toxic substance unfit for human consumption. Still, years later, the 3,000 taxpayers have no answers, no one has been held accountable, and no justice has been served.

ILCS HB3888 Derailed: How environmental justice lost to ‘The Machine’

Rita Mayfield, however, has a donor that profile reads like a who’s-who of Republican backers with everything from Monsanto, to chemical lobbies, oil and gas, banks, pro-life and pro-choice groups, and even two Charles Koch charities; one of which lobbies for charter schools. Her voting record is also a ruddy hue of purple, not blue, as she declined to support LGTB marriage, voted with many across the state to enact an ALEC sponsored bill to criminalize protests of projects like the Keystone Pipeline,