This Year's Biggest Corporate Polluters

Usually it's great to be No. 1, but not when it makes you the year's worst polluter. The Political Economy Research Institute has released its fifth annual Toxic 100 Air Polluters index, and no one wants to be on that list. Watch the following video to hear which companies were 2013's biggest polluters, and what it all means.

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  • Report this Comment On August 24, 2013, at 11:55 AM, funfundvierzig wrote:

    Interesting to note that the DuPont Company despite its much shrunken size placed #2 out of 100 on the pollution index, ahead of BASF, #7 on the index and the world's largest chemical enterprise at three times the size of the diminished DuPont. Bayer came, #4, Dow Chemical, #5, and ExxonMobil, #6.

    So much for all those "Sustainability" PR stunts and "green" hype coming out of Fortress Wilmington like cotton candy spun from a carnival machine!

    ...funfun..

  • Report this Comment On August 26, 2013, at 11:29 PM, Jurkekr wrote:

    Rather than spouting the EPA's politically correct line Ms. Sara should avail herself of the facts about DD's leadership positions and actions around safety and environmental issues. This kind of rebroadcasting of one sided reports does no service to prospective investors.

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