Top 20 polluters

 

Note: This article is a sidebar to a feature story.

Rank | Company | Location | Air/Water/Land Total lbs. released

1 Magnesium Corp. of America Rowley, Utah 55.7 million

2 ASARCO Inc. East Helena, MT 43.6 million

3 Courtaulds Fibers Inc. Axis, AL 33.4 million

4 IMC-Agrico Co. Mulberry, FL 25.7 million

5 Lenzing Fibers Corp. Lowland, TN 21.4 million

6 ASARCO Inc. Hayden, AZ 17.9 million 7 Elkem Metals Co. Marietta, OH 16.4 million

8 Northwestern Steel & Wire Co. Sterling, IL 14.7 million

9 International Paper Redwood, MS 14.2 million

10 PCS Phosphate Co. Inc. Aurora, NC 13.7 million

11 Arcadian Fertilizer L.P. Geismar, LA 13.3 million

12 IMC-Agrico Co. St. James, LA 12.9 million

13 American Chrome & Chemicals Corpus Christi, TX 10 million

14 Kennecott Utah Copper Magna, UT 9.6 million

15 Phelps Dodge Hidalgo Inc. Playas, NM 9.6 million

16 Doe Run Co. Herculaneum, MO 9.2 million

17 Eastman Kodak Co. Rochester, NY 7.8 million

18 Cyprus Miami Mining Corp. Claypool, AZ 7.7 million

19 Chino Mines Co. Hurley, NM 7.3 million

20 ASARCO Inc. Annapolis, MO 7.3 million

GO IL
Alyssa
Alyssa
Jan 27, 2009 08:57 PM
Good Job Illinois! We rock! We are on the list once and thats good for being a corrupted state!(with the governor and such)