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February 1, 1988 | Compiled from Times staff and wire reports and
Trace elements of dioxin have been detected in shellfish, crabs and bottomfish near a pulp mill on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canadian Fisheries Minister Tom Siddon said. The fish were taken by department officials near MacMillan Bloedel's pulp mill at Harmac south of Nanaimo, British Columbia, he said. The samples of crabs, clams, oysters and sole showed traces of 2,3,7,8-TCDD, among the most toxic synthetic substances known.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 1988 | Compiled from Times staff and wire reports and
Trace elements of dioxin have been detected in shellfish, crabs and bottomfish near a pulp mill on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canadian Fisheries Minister Tom Siddon said. The fish were taken by department officials near MacMillan Bloedel's pulp mill at Harmac south of Nanaimo, British Columbia, he said. The samples of crabs, clams, oysters and sole showed traces of 2,3,7,8-TCDD, among the most toxic synthetic substances known.
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