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Cancer-causing PCB chemicals still being produced despite 40-year-old ban

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Industry could be producing more cancer-causing PCB chemicals today than at any other point in history, despite their production having been banned more than 40 years ago. Research seen by the Guardian and Watershed Investigations shows that PCBs are being produced as byproducts in chemical reactions, which means small proportions of them are present in many chemicals used today.

Why Britain is running out of sea

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For the Sunday Times, Watershed mapped the demands on the seabed around Britain from energy companies to industrial fishing to conservation, highlighting the need for each of the interests to work together to create a win-win for climate, wildlife and people.

Watershed - Investigative Journalism