Report Lists State's Toxic - Waste Figures

Number 21436
Subject Pollution
Source Cleveland Plain Dealer
State OH
Year 1991
Publication Date 12/10/1991
Summary According to the Toxic - Release Inventory, Ohio is the fifth most polluted state in America. Toxic pollution levels actually went up in some counties from 1989 to 1990. In some cases, residents say the pollution is so bad they sometimes don't leave their houses. Other residents blame the pollution for the higher rate of respiratory problems and illness in their children. But in Marysville, where the pollution is at its worst, people don't often complain about it. The reporters speculate that this is because the pollution is caused by Honda of America, which brought thousands of jobs to central Ohio in the early 1980s.
Category General
Pages 11
Keywords industrial pollution;chemicals;Toxic Release Inventory;Clean Air Act;EPA. BP Chemicals America
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