Michigan: Toxic contamination threat looms after dams rupturing floods | US news

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Catastrophic flooding from dam failures in Michigan could potentially release toxic pollution from a site contaminated by industrial giant Dow Chemical.

Dow’s facilities in Midland, Michigan, where the company is headquartered along the Tittabawassee River, produced chlorine-based products from the early 1900s. The company released dioxins, chemicals which can cause reproductive damage and cancer in the river.

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