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'No evidence' concrete plant is harming people's health
Jul, 10 2012
(UK) -- There is no evidence that a cement plant in Flintshire is harming people's health, according to a report published last week.
Some residents had claimed emissions from the Hanson Cement site in Padeswood were causing more people to get cancer.
The investigation into the claims has taken two years. It also says there is nothing to suggest the area has a higher rate of cancer than other parts of north Wales.
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