Spolana, now part of Poland’s PKN Orlen, produced chemicals used by the US military to make ‘Agent Orange,’ a defoliant that killed countless Vietnamese and left 500,000 children with birth defects. At least 80 Spolana workers fell seriously ill due to e
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Spolana, now part of Poland’s PKN Orlen, produced chemicals used by the US military to make ‘Agent Orange,’ a defoliant that killed countless Vietnamese and left 500,000 children with birth defects. At least 80 Spolana workers fell seriously ill due to exposure to the chlorine herbicide 2,4,5-T; decades later, the building where it was poduced was still among the most contaminated places on Earth.


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