Tyre firm in pollution scandal

Firestone blamed for ailments ranging from skin diseases to birth defects in Liberia.

    Tyre company Firestone is at the centre of a pollution scandal in Liberia.

    The firm has been accused of contaminating the water in the town where it runs a rubber plantation.

    It has been blamed for causing ailments ranging from skin diseases to birth defects.

    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege report from the town of Kpanyarh in Liberia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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