'Cash for Clunkers' Polluted America: Report

Federal program left millions of tons of waste in junkyards

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 7, 2013 6:00 PM CST

(Newser) – "Cash for Clunkers" made America cleaner, right? Not according to a report that says the scrapping of old vehicles left a shocking amount of twisted metal in junkyards—some 3 million to 4.5 million tons of waste, RawStory reports. The feds touted the...   Read full story »


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