Saturday, July 12, 2008

Scorecard: Get Informed About Chemical Pollution

Over 4 billion pounds of toxic chemicals are released by US-based industry into our environment each year. This includes about 72 million pounds of identified carcinogens.

Scorecard, the Pollution Locator Site provides a detailed report on chemicals released from any of 20,000 industrial facilities, or a summary report for any area in the country. Scorecard spotlights the top polluters in the U.S., and ranks states and counties by pollutant releases.

Check it out, provide your zip code to see what is being released in your area.

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