World's highest dioxin levels found downstream of Coalite site

A National Rivers Authority (NRA) survey has established baseline levels of dioxin and furan contamination in river water and sediments across England and Wales.1 An outstanding finding was that dioxin levels in sediments of the Doe Lea, the river polluted by a discharge from Coalite Chemicals, are the highest reported anywhere in the world.

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