Response of Archer Daniels Midland to “Toxic 100” ranking
The reported emissions used for this ranking system are from 2002. In 2003, ADM [Archer Daniels Midland] commenced a 10-year program to reduce emissions from its major U.S. facilities by approximately 65,000 tons per year over a period of ten years. As those reductions are realized, ADM’s score will be greatly reduced under the methodology used by the Institute. Notably, emissions of a single compound at a single facility account for nearly 70% of ADM’s total score. However, when the controls planned for that facility are completed, those emissions will be reduced by greater than 95% and may be reduced to nearly zero...
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