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Report says Bayer CropScience tried to limit coverage of plant explosion

Congressional investigators are saying that Bayer CropScience reportedly destroyed evidence and launched a “campaign of secrecy” to limit media coverage of a fatal explosion at one of its plants, according to a Bloomberg report.

The report, which was released by The House Committee on Energy and Commerce, alleges that the company’s PR firms encouraged “undermining local community groups and news outlets” to “limit public disclosure about the accident.”

Bayer CropScience had said it would not attend public safety meetings because of terrorism issues, but was also worried about bad publicity, noted The Charleston Gazette. For .

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