PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center
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Essential Public Radio
By
Jared Adkins

Industrial facilities dumped more than 10 million pounds of toxic chemicals into Pennsylvania’s waterways, making the state’s waterways the seventh worst in the nation, according to a new report released today by PennEnvironment.

Wasting Our Waterways: Industrial Toxic Pollution and the Unfulfilled Promise of the Clean Water Act also reports that 226 million pounds of toxic chemicals were discharged into 1,400 waterways across the country.

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http://www.essentialpublicradio.org/story/2012-03-22/pennsylvania-water-7th-most-polluted-nation-10550