Economic & Social Justice

Toxic chemicals released into CO waterways

June 27th, 2014 | Posted by Occupy The Roads in Colorado | Fort Collins | Greeley | Poudre River

849,610 pounds of toxic chemicals released into Colorado waterways

Industrial polluters released 849,610 pounds of toxic chemicals into Colorado waterways in 2012, according to a report drawn from federal data.

The most prevalent chemical — nitrates — causes algae growth that leads to dead zones in rivers and streams.


Toxic chemicals released – see article here



You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 Both comments and pings are currently closed.