Industry: Purifying the Effluent Society

Angry residents descended on a Detroit city council meeting last week and demanded that the city shut down the soot-spewing smokestacks of the Budd Co.'s $75 million foundry, even though the company has begun a $700,000 effort to end the nuisance. In Maryland the Federal Department of Health, Education and Welfare — using for the first time its new powers to attack pollution — gave the Bishop Processing Co.

until Sept. 1 to eliminate the sickening stench of burning bones from its chicken-rendering plant. At a Chicago convention, the American Petroleum Institute...

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