Special Report

Companies Polluting Our Air the Most

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50. Carpenter Technology
> Toxic score 727,772
> Toxic air released: 0.04 million pounds – #78 highest out of 100 corporations
> Environmental justice, poor population share: 17% – #41 highest
> Environmental justice, minority population share: 40% – #61 highest
> Pct. of toxic score from a single facility: 79% – #45 highest

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49. Emerson Electric
> Toxic score 729,205
> Toxic air released: 0.01 million pounds – #90 highest out of 100 corporations
> Environmental justice, poor population share: 18% – #33 highest
> Environmental justice, minority population share: 41% – #58 highest
> Pct. of toxic score from a single facility: 69% – #57 highest

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48. Akzo Nobel
> Toxic score 739,414
> Toxic air released: 0.09 million pounds – #70 highest out of 100 corporations
> Environmental justice, poor population share: 19% – #26 highest
> Environmental justice, minority population share: 66% – #19 highest
> Pct. of toxic score from a single facility: 99% – #18 highest

47. Solvay
> Toxic score 765,976
> Toxic air released: 0.82 million pounds – #31 highest out of 100 corporations
> Environmental justice, poor population share: 15% – #65 highest
> Environmental justice, minority population share: 58% – #29 highest
> Pct. of toxic score from a single facility: 38% – #86 highest

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46. General Dynamics
> Toxic score 779,711
> Toxic air released: 0.22 million pounds – #56 highest out of 100 corporations
> Environmental justice, poor population share: 16% – #49 highest
> Environmental justice, minority population share: 66% – #19 highest
> Pct. of toxic score from a single facility: 90% – #32 highest

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