EPA Complaint In Colorado Springs Says Homeless Are Environmental Hazard

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The homeless are harming Mother Earth. That's the message of a Colorado Springs woman who filed a complain with the Environmental Protection Agency against city government. She blames city officials for failing to prevent or manage pollution caused by those who live in shanties and tents.

Homeless people harm the environment, for sure, and the mega recession has increased their numbers. But the homeless aren't unique. Each and every living animal, human or otherwise, alters and pollutes the earth.

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