Fears of Dupont Shirking Toxic Cleanup

Posted by Mike Confino, February 1, 2015

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As a child, Tina Marsh wiled away long summer days as many children do — riding bikes, fishing and swimming in local lakes and streams.

But her idyllic childhood ended with a cervical cancer diagnosis at 17. She believes her cancer was caused by growing up in a neighborhood plagued by pollution, dipping in waters and breathing in air laced with a dangerous cocktail of chemicals.

Marsh’s neighborhood in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, was adjacent to a DuPont munitions plant — a village built by the company for employees and their families. Her father worked at the DuPont plant for 28 years.

via Fears of Dupont Shirking Toxic Cleanup | Al Jazeera America.

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