Monday, October 13, 2008

Highly toxic dioxins found in dirt in Seattle neighborhood

September 12, 2008 - A polluted corner of the South Park neighborhood long known to harbor cancer-causing PCBs also is contaminated with highly toxic dioxins, test results revealed on Thursday.

City officials fanned out Thursday night to inform residents of the new findings, saying that while they don't believe the dioxins pose an immediate health threat, the readings exceed a government-set cleanup level.

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