Testing of 31 suspected dioxin dump sites in and around New Plymouth is nearing completion.
The Council has undertaken to carry out a three-stage investigation into the alleged disposal sites:
• Identification of the alleged historical dump sites and confirmation of inspection and sampling methods.
• Undertaking inspection and sampling, and reporting of results.
• Recommended response actions. Eighty interviews of people with information about sites possibly contaminated by dioxin have been conducted.
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