Agency criticizes sampling method of dioxin study

10/20/2009 | Bay City Times (Mich.)

A study conducted by the University of Michigan provides little value in determining the risks of human exposure to dioxin-contaminated soils at the Dow Chemical plant in Midland, Mich., the Environmental Protection Agency said. The Dow-funded study found that the link between dioxin in soils and dioxin in people's blood is weak. The agency, however, believes the study results "have some limited applications because it's looking at the general population," an EPA official said.

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