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<a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/lifestyle/health/chi-lakesstudyfeb29,1,2189605.story" target="_blank">http://www.chicagotribune.com/featur...,2189605.story</a><br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">"If the conclusions of this study are accurate and correct, the health of millions of people in the Great Lakes region may be at risk," the letter from lawmakers said Thursday. "The validity of the findings of this report deserves a fair and open debate within the scientific community."<br><br>
The report was drafted over several years at the request of the International Joint Commission, an treaty organization with Canada, and it points out severe health issues within a few miles of 25 known areas of concern around the lakes.<br><br>
Of the 108 hazardous waste sites in those areas, 71 had a potential human health impact, according to a draft of the report posted on the Web site of the Center for Public Integrity.</td>
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Very frightening. I'm <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">: that the CDC isn't releasing this report!
 
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