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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

AAEA Prez & NY Times Reporter Discuss Toxics on NPR

World: Who Is Behind Ivory Coast Dumping?
Hundreds of tons of toxic sludge were recently dumped on Ivory Coast neighborhoods. Who will be held responsible? New York Times Africa correspondent Lydia Polgreen tells Tony Cox more about the situation.

Environment: Toxic Pollution in Our Backyard
Toxic dumping in poor neighborhoods isn't just an Ivory Coast problem. It's a global problem. Norris McDonald, right, President of the African American Environmentalist Association, tells Tony Cox about low-income communities in the United States that are fighting to keep toxic polluters out of their backyards.

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