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Impact of TecnATox research

The TecnATox publication Domingo JL, Rovira J, Nadal M, Schuhmacher M. High cancer risks by exposure to PCDD/Fs in the neighborhood of an Integrated Waste Management Facility. Sci Total Environ. 2017 Jul 4;607-608:63-68. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.06.272. [Epub ahead of print] is in the last press release of the URV digital newspaper. This article highlights the high concentration of dioxins in air in Sant Adrià del Besós, which is up to 5 times higher than levels reported in similar industrial areas. Consequently, there is a cancer risk 2.3 times above the acceptable level, meaning one case of cancer per million.

 

 



Posted on 22-09-2017