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Cancer mortality in towns in the vicinity of incinerators and installations for the recovery or disposal of hazardous waste

Background: Waste treatment plants release toxic emissions into the environment which affect neighboring towns.
Objectives: To investigate whether there might be excess cancer mortality in towns situated in the vicinity of Spanish-based incinerators and installations for the recovery or disposal of hazardous waste, according to the different categories of industrial activity.

Environment International Volume 51, January 2013, Pages 31–44
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2013