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1 Jan 2002

Autor*in:
Michael Grunwald, Washington Post

Monsanto Hid Decades Of Pollution [USA] - PCBs Drenched Ala. [Alabama] Town, But No One Was Ever Told

for nearly 40 years, while producing the now-banned industrial coolants known as PCBs at a local factory, Monsanto Co. routinely discharged toxic waste into a west Anniston creek and dumped millions of pounds of PCBs into oozing open-pit landfills. And thousands of pages of Monsanto documents -- many emblazoned with warnings such as "CONFIDENTIAL: Read and Destroy" -- show that for decades, the corporate giant concealed what it did and what it knew.

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