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Why most Americans support the EPA
   The Verge
  Published: 2 weeks ago

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The future of the EPA is uncertain. We look back at why the agency was created in the first place, and why we still need it today.

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And check out Alessandra's piece on theverge.com: http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/28/14754660/epa-pollution-climate-change-trump-public-popularity-bipartisan-support

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1 day ago
Get rid of the EPA!!


2 days ago
Abort the EPA. Michael Mann-made global warming is a myth created for grants.


1 week ago
"The problem with Marvel's Iron Fist" = How I finally unsubscribed from the verge.

You finally did it. You finally went full on SJW. How incredibly pathetic.


1 week ago
Oh please! We don't need the EPA. State agencies could do the same thing locally and more efficiently due to their knowledge of local areas and businesses. Just because the EPA goes away doesn't mean environmental protection does. It's a federal agency that doesn't need to exist because all of its functions can be done at a state level. This alone would help state economies by creating jobs for each state's protection agency.


2 weeks ago
Things are about to get much much worse.  I just cant believe what im seeing and hearing from people.  Things like how evil the EPA is and must be abolished.  Its just insanity!   These hated "Environmental regulations" are CRITICAL to keeping the air, food and water everyone consumes SAFE.  Its not about protecting the environment for the environments sake, its about protecting OURSELVES.


2 weeks ago
Apparently, this looks like a piece of typical propaganda by "Global warming" fear-mongers. They have been playing the game of hijacking environment protection issues with CO2 emission. Carbon dioxide is not a pollutant, is an essential food for all living beings. Odorless, Colorless, Harmless. More greenhouse gas would make the earth warmer to live and greener to grow into. Shutting down all the Global Warming lobbyists would help EPA going back to its original goals.


2 weeks ago
Thee is no doubt that we need an agency like the EPA but the one we have is totally screwed up and need to be cleaned out. They screwed up the Animas River in Colorado, threatened a Wyoming rancher with thousands of dollars a day in fines for digging s stock pond on his property and told a rancher in Arizona that if his cows drank from a stream running through his property he would be heavily fined. This is what happens when an agency has too much money and hires a bunch of mental pygmies.


2 weeks ago
we need the epa to flood rivers with toxic waste. and someone needs to kick those greedy ranchers off there lands so they can sell mining rights to the poor lil russians. leave the epa alone just look at all they have accomplished. and yeah anyone who doesnt believe in global warming has their head up their own butt. not so sure how much is caused by man.


2 weeks ago
Did the cleaning lady at The Verge narrate this video?


2 weeks ago
We should have all those who don't believe in pollution and climate change go live next to coal mines and coal power plants, and see how long they last


2 weeks ago
Ooh, you mean we can actually comment on THIS video? You were all butt hurt when people started dropping facts on your previous bullshit gender bias video, thanks, Verge! 😃


2 weeks ago
Protecting the environment should cross party lines, everyone needs to do there bit.


2 weeks ago
the EPA is not the issue the frivolous spending and ridiculous legaslation that has come out of it is, look at their demand for auto manufacturers to make cars more "fuel efficient".


2 weeks ago
hey the verge someone has hacked your YouTube channel and are slipping non tech political videos in


2 weeks ago
lol comments were disabled in the previous video. ironic


2 weeks ago
The more job-killing government agencies we dismantle, the better.


2 weeks ago
My position on environmental issues is based on individual freedoms and property rights. When a company allows their pollution to encroach on my property or into public property through air, water, or trash, then the company operators should be arrested for the assault on the health of others.


2 weeks ago
feminist propaganda. Makes sense why the comments are blocked.


2 weeks ago
EPA are bunch of land grabbing thieves #abolishEPA


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