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A Reuters investigation revealed a toxic scourge on some of America’s largest military installations, where failure to maintain privatized housing exposed children to lead, a toxin that can stunt brain development and cause lifelong impairment.
This investigation examines the terrible condition of the Gulf of Mexico. From fish kills to agricultural runoff to industrial pollution, the mounting problems threaten to devastate the region's economy, environmental health and quality of life.
"The article named the 12 industrial plants in the Houston area that were responsible for the most pollution from upsets - accidental releases that are above what is allowed by the state each year." Upsets are controversial because they often go unpunished and unchecked. The upsets of these twelve plants accounted for 80 percent of the pollution around Houston in 2003. However, only a handful had violations or received fines. Statewide, only 2.6 percent were enforced.