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US "Toxic 100" list by Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) & company responses

In May 2006, the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst (USA) issued an updated version of its "Toxic 100" list of the "top corporate air polluters" in the USA. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited each company in the top 10 to respond to its listing. The companies' responses to their listing, and comments by PERI on those responses, are available below. [Companies that responded: DuPont, US Steel, General Electric, Eastman Kodak, Ford, Tyson Foods (ranking expected to be lowered or eliminated), Alcoa, Archer Daniels Midland. No response from ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil.]

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