Crazy Texas tire fire demonstrates why America needs the EPA

100,000 tires caught fire in arid Odessa, Texas earlier this month. The blaze was too much for local volunteer firefighters to extinguish as the isolated area’s closest fire hydrant is four miles away. The Environmental Protection Agency had to step in and help, showing the worth of such a government body right as it’s under attack from some politicians.

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