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“Dirty Dozen” Report Lists New Bedford as Major Pollution Contributor

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The Toxics Action Center organization has once again recognized New England’s twelve worst polluters through their annual “Dirty Dozen” report.

The report, released today, lists several local sites which public health and environmental non-profit officials say have failed to take appropriate action to address their pollution problems.

Toxics Action Center Executive Director Sylvia Broude tells WBSM News sites like the Brayton Point Power Coal Station and the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station are outdated….

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Also on this year’s “Dirty Dozen” list is the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site and the Parker Street Waste Site.

The list not only names pollution offenders, but also provides recommendations for long-term pollution control.

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