New York struggles to clean up toxic canal

Waterway long used as a dumping ground for chemical waste symbolises challenge of pollution problem across the US.

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    New York - US politicians are increasingly under pressure to tackle a growing pollution problem in many parts of the country. Activists say there are thousands of highly toxic sites across the US. In New York, the government is struggling to clean up a major canal that has long been used as a dumping ground for chemical waste.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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