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More Dioxin Found Along Saginaw River in Michigan

10:54 AM MDT | June 3, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

EPA says that recent samplings of soil collected from residential properties along the Tittabawassee River in Saginaw, MI, downstream from Dow Chemical’s Midland, MI facility, contain “unacceptably high” levels of dioxin. EPA says it has notified Dow and will meet with the company and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (Lansing) to discuss potential actions. “This cleanup is a high priority as this dioxin contamination is in a residential neighborhood,” says Richard Karl, EPA Region 5 superfund director. EPA has been...

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