J Henry Fair - Dow Chemical Freeport

This plant produces Chloroform, Chlorodifluoromethane – used in refrigerants, Tetrafluoroethylene – the main chemical feedstock for the production of the fluoropolymer coatings used in non-stick cookware, corrosion-resistant coatings and lubricants, and Polyethylene. It releases 40,585 pounds of chlorine, 7,510 pounds of Dichlorodifluoromethane, 25,165 pounds of formaldehyde, 33,396 pounds of toluene, and 17.5164202 grams of dioxin, making it one of the worst polluters in the USA.

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