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Aug 17, 2012

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David Sylvestre

The report is inaccurate in various ways.

http://www.pbn.com/Textron-named-top-air-polluter,69778?

Textron spokesperson David Sylvestre said that the ranking is “not an accurate reflection of the company’s environmental impact,” adding that the UMass list is based on 2007 emissions data. “It is five years out of date. Current Textron emissions are much lower,” added Sylvestre. “Furthermore, these emissions are legally permitted by state and federal environmental authorities.” In the most recent Newsweek Green rankings, which scored the environmental impact of the top 500 U.S. companies, Textron scored 186th, where 1st is the “greenest.” “The company has major, multi-year initiatives in progress to continually improve its environmental, health and safety performance,” said Sylvestre.

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