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Big Oil Evaded Regulation And Plastic Pellets Kept Spilling

Oil and gas companies make enough pellets each year to fill a stadium several times over. The oil industry has long known it has a pellet pollution problem, but that's not what it told the public.

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Big Oil Evaded Regulation And Plastic Pellets Kept Spilling

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