Infamous Five: Britain's Worst Polluters

Some of Britain's wealthiest companies are also the country's worst polluters.
August 1, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"They make billions in profits, and deliver millions in dividiends to their shareholders. They care a sight less about the environment.More than a dozen blue chip companies were revealed yesterday as serial polluters who simply shrug off the paltry fines for breaking the law...The consequences are stark: rivers where thousands of fish have died; dumping of thousands of tons of waste contaminating inner-city allotments; an entire town where the groundwater could be contaminated with petrol."

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Published on Wednesday, July 30, 2003 in The Guardian Unlimited
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