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PVC makers complain despite high Slovak dioxin emissions

The makers of polyvinylchloride, or PVC, in Slovakia have protested a new environmental law forbidding the production of the material by 2008; liquidation of PVC releases dioxin, and Slovakia already shows dioxin emission rates 80 to 300 times over the European Union limit.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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