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Government study finds incinerators are safe

By Rebecca ThyerThe UKs current generation of waste incinerators have little effect on human health, a Government review has found. But environmental campaigners are warning that the report must not be seen as a green light for incineration. The comprehensive review of the environmental and health effects of municipal waste management found that incineration accounted for less than 1% of UK emissions and dioxins, while domestic sources such as cooking and burning ...