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EPA Limits Carcinogenic Emissions at 218 US Plants–Including Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule Tuesday that will require 218 chemical plants to reduce toxic and carcinogenic airborne pollutants, aiming to reduce the number of people with elevated cancer risk by 96% nationwide. The rulings principally address chloroprene: used to make rubber products, and ethylene oxide, used primarily for sterilizing medical supplies. […]

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