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Abandoned pipelines could release poisons into North Sea

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Abandoned pipelines could release poisons into North Sea

Decaying oil and gas pipelines left to fall apart in the North Sea could release large volumes of poisons such as mercury, radioactive lead and polonium-210, notorious for its part in theĀ poisoning of Russian defector Alexander Litvinenko, scientists told Watershed Investigations.

This story first appeared in the following: THE GUARDIAN

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