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[PDF] full report: "Toxic Pollution and Health: An Analysis of Toxic Chemicals Released in Communities across the United States"

Author: Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG), Published on: 1 July 2007

Industries across the United States pump billions of pounds of toxic chemicals into our air, land, and water each year, many of which can cause cancer and other severe health effects. [This report is based on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) prepared by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and includes national, regional, and sectoral analysis of toxicity in the United States. Refers to 3V Inc., American Electric Power, Barrick Gold, Bowen Steam, BP, Carolina Power & Light, CF Industries, Coeur Rochester, DDE Louisville, Domtar, Dow Chemical, Duke Energy, Eastman Kodak, General Electric, Huford Pole & Timber, Innovia Films, Innovene Polyethylene, Intertape, International Paper, Kock Nitrogen, Koppers Polymer, Liberty Fibers, Marshall Steam, Millennium Chemicals (part of Lyondell), Montana Tunnels Mining, Newmont, Plum Creek, PPG, Progress Energy, Quebecor World Memphis Corp., Red Dog Operations, Reliant Energy, Shurtape Technologies, Spontex, Sun Chemical, Teepak, Terra Nitrogen, Tillotson Rubber, Trigen-Boston Energy, United States Sugar, Viskase, Vulcan Chemicals, Weyerhaeuser]

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Related companies: American Electric Power Barrick Gold BP Domtar Dow Chemical Duke Energy Eastman Kodak General Electric (GE) International Paper Lyondell (part of Access Industries) Millennium Chemicals (part of Cristal) Newmont (formerly Newmont Goldcorp) Plum Creek PPG Progress Energy (part of Duke Energy) Reliant Energy Weyerhaeuser