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Proposed Perdue soybean plant is health threat

Claiming to help farmers, chicken-seller Perdue instead plans to pollute farmers, their families, farms, air, land, water, and food across Pennsylvania's Susquehanna Valley with toxic emissions from a proposed taxpayer-subsidized industrial soybean crushing factory.

Lancaster's local newspapers report the factory would emit such a large quantity of the air pollutant hexane that the company would have to pay for the reduction of smog-producing gases elsewhere.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has awarded $8.75 million from taxpayers to Perdue for designing this factory to dump hexane, a hazardous neurotoxin, into the air of food-growing and food-buying taxpayers across south-central Pennsylvania for decades known as the Garden Spot of America. State and local officials avoid publicly telling the truth about hexane.

A short, new YouTube video explains more. To see it, search Google for "boycott Perdue." The video is the top choice Google then offers you. Click on the small photo containing the word, "Perdue."

Ray Wallace, York, Pa.

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