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A New Look at Dioxin

A New Look at Dioxin

Host: Rebecca Williams
Show date: 06/08/2010

Summary:
There’s a class of chemicals called dioxins that've polluted rivers between Midland and Saginaw Bay. They cause cancer. The federal government’s made the polluter, Dow Chemical, promise to clean contaminated soil from the river bottoms as well as from yards and parks, but at the same time, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency never finished a report on just how toxic dioxins are. This makes some people mad, like Bob McKellar from Midland.
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