French Incinerators Cause Birth Defects, Study Contends

Date: July 3, 2003

Source: News Room

The findings of a comparative study released in France last week have linked the operations of European municipal solid waste incinerators to deformities in babies.
About 200 children in the Rhone-Alpes region were born deformed after such plants had been operating over the past 10 years, according to Paris-based National Centre for Independent Information on Waste.

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