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Resource ID: #23744
Subject: Pollution
Source: Center for Public Integrity (Washington, D.C.)
Date: 04/26/2007; 05/03/2007; 05/10/2007; 05/18/2007



An analysis of the EPA's Superfund program listing nearly 100 companies responsible for more than 40 percent of America’s most contaminated sites. Since the Superfund’s creation in 1980, of the 700 sites less than one in five have been cleaned up or removed from the list. From 1998 to 2005, the companies spent more than $1 billion lobbying to the federal government and contributed more than $120 million to federal campaigns.

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