Assignment: Toxic America
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Many residents of Mossville, Louisiana, suspect their proximity to more than a dozen chemical plants may be responsible for what they say are high rates of cancer and other diseases in the area.
Is there a place near you where pollution is making people sick? CNN is investigating the environment's effects on health as part of Dr. Sanjay Gupta's Toxic America special. We want you to join us in the newsgathering process.
Put yourself on video and document conditions in your area, or take photos of what's around you. Tell us what industrial or chemical pollution may be contributing to health problems for you and those you love, and be sure not to put yourself in a dangerous situation.
Tell us about toxic towns near you and Dr. Gupta may report on your community.