Deerfield-News.com Deerfield Beach, Fl-My “good friends”, Goodyear Tire and Rubber of Akron Ohio. A member of the USTMA formerly Rubber Manufacturers Association. Goodyear the largest US producer of tires and longtime proponents of restricting used tires sales, as they have said sometimes used tires are a dangerous product.From ustires.org USTMA’s website.
Stopping Unsafe Used Tires No just trying to eliminate fair competition that has taken over ten percent of your market share.
USTMA firmly believes businesses should not be permitted to install tires that are worn out, damaged or exhibit other unsafe conditions. In Colorado and New Jersey, we successfully advocated for legislation to reduce the availability of unsafe used tires. We are now working to support similar efforts in several other states to protect drivers from this safety hazard. (Please note when they say advocate we say they use or abuse their influence and they actually write the bill.This is how bills become laws” K Street” lobbying groups use any and all means to push their agendas. We know they have bribed government officials (members of USTMA) violating our “Foreign Corrupt Practices Act “as well as the Sherman Anti-Trust Act domestically.
This week Goodyear involved in a defective products lawsuit asked an Arizona Judge to call a reporter and have the story killed and not publish the clerk of courts record of the cover-up showing Goodyear knew since 1996 about selling defective products.This according to Jalopnik.The tire in question is Goodyears G-159
Goodyear has denied their defective tires are involved in 95 deaths or injuries.The G-159 is a recreational vehicle tire.
Here is where the Deerfield Beach “Water Treatment Plant” pictures and Goodyear’s hiding of legal documents have something in common.
Seems somehow the clerk of courts released the documents that Jalopnik requested to a Jalopnik reporter in error. The US Supreme Court has long held that news outlets may publish information that may violate a confidentiality order, they are not part of as long as it is “truthful” and of public concern and obtained legally. We and our attorneys maintain the release of public records redacted or not fall into the same category. What was the city of Deerfield Beach afraid of the public seeing about the condition of our water treatment plant they tried to use the Patriot Act to hide behind?
Goodyear has hidden the fact for over 20 years they made defective tires and sold them.
Deerfield Beach only hid for 36 months we have failed our State of Florida water tests and our treatment plant needs $14.6 Million in repairs. Mayor, by the way, are you trying to now say EPA had incorrect data. Mayor Ganz? I thought you might have been saying that the test results were not accurate at Wednesday’s meeting. We call that Bullshit! The reports we published with the photos The State of Florida released say what the truth is we have water treatment plant problems. You can not explain away 36 months of consecutive failure and a needed $14.6 million in repairs as not a problem.