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Resource ID: #9319
Subject: Cancer
Source: Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)



The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) investigates the widespread illness among residents on Canal Road; many became ill when they drank the water, and some had cancer; interviews revealed that industrial waste had been buried in the former Erie Canal; the state, which had been dragging its feet on the matter, sped up its study and located toxic waste, then estabished a cancer study, November - December 1992.

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