23 Mar '12, 2pm

Polluters Dump 226 Million Pounds of Toxins into U.S. Rivers | Care2 Causes

Polluters Dump 226 Million Pounds of Toxins into U.S. Rivers | Care2 Causes

Food and beverage manufacturing, which includes slaughterhouses and rendering plants, heavy metals manufacturing, chemical plants, and petroleum refineries were among the largest polluters. The biggest single polluter, according self-reported data to EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory, was AK Steel with nearly 30 million pounds of toxins into waterways in Indiana and Ohio.

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