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Paritutu Original Dioxin Study. Peer reviews show the original study to be valid. 26 January, 2007

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The Minister of Health, Pete Hodgson, sits behind his desk holding onto the original Paritutu dioxin study with a long handled pincer. He states that peer reviews have found the original study to be valid. Refers to the errors that were found in the original study being found not to have effected the main findings of the study. It was found that people living in the vicinity of the the former Ivon Watkins Dow agrochemical plant, in particular for at least 15 years between 1962 and 1987 had been exposed to high levels of dioxin, a contaminant that is a by-product of 245T.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Hon Peter Colin Hodgson, Ivor Watkins Dow Agrochemical Plant, Paritutu, Pollutants and Public health.

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Hawkey, Allan Charles, 1941- :[Digital cartoons published from August 2005 onwards in the Waikato Times.], Reference Number DC-Group-0014 (1110 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 300 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 2880 x 2337. Single art work

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