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Toxic Waste Contamination Has Impacted Central Michigan for 30 Years

If you learned your town was polluted with toxic waste, you'd just want to get it cleaned up. But, that's not how things have worked out with dioxin contamination in central Michigan. Dioxin's been a problem for at least 30 years but the Dow Chemical Company, the federal government and the state of Michigan are just now hashing out final cleanup plans. We had the Environment Report's Shawn Allee tour the area to see the extent of the problem and what's at stake for the rest of us.

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