Is your home in Ohio? The top 20 most toxic states

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I don’t think I want to live in Ohio

Ohio accounts for more air pollution than any other state, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council spotted by LiveScience. The state’s power plants pumped out 44.5 million pounds of chemicals in 2009, or 12% of all US industrial air pollution. Overall, US power plants let loose 771 million pounds of toxic chemicals that year, with about half coming from the electric sector.

ohio most polluted state

The worst offenders on the most-toxic-states list:

  1. Ohio
  2. Pennsylvania
  3. Florida
  4. Kentucky
  5. Maryland

Click to read the full list of 20.

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Bill Miller

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RickRay
11 years ago

Even us in Canada will soon be having to wear gas masks! The technology is here, but the will won’t be here until it’s too late ! There’s more chance of a solar storm hitting the earth than there is of the U.S. getting its act together.

Peter Lake
11 years ago

I thought the US was a post-industrial nation. Imagine what it’s like the Chinese industrial sector.

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