Koch Industries’ Plant Pollutes Streams, Poisons Residents

Koch Industries’ Plant Pollutes Streams, Poisons Residents

Koch Industries’ Plant Pollutes Streams, Poisons Residents

As the Koch brothers continue their war against environmental regulations, their factories are causing fatal health problems for local residents.


“The Koch brothers are killing me and my family,” Norma Thompson says, surrounded by a collection of medicine and respirators. A long-time resident of Crossett, Arkansas, she and her neighbors suffer from an abnormally high rate of cancer, breathing problems and other health issues—which local leadership have traced to the rampant pollution emitted by Koch Industries’ Georgia Pacific plant.

To learn more about the Koch brothers’ abysmal environmental track record—and the "toxic cloud" they’ve created over Crossett—read Robert Greenwald’s exposé here. You can contribute to Crossett’s campaign against the Georgia Pacific plant here.

—Teresa Cotsirilos

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