Sliedrecht

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Jul 13 '18 13:40

At various places around chemical factory Chemours in Dordrecht, the ditch water and collected rain water contain high concentrations of chemical substances PFOA or GenX, according to the interim results of a RIVM investigation into these chemicals in the water of 11 vegetable gardens in the area, NOS reports. 

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Sep 22 '17 10:05

People who lived around the , chemical plant between 1970 and 2012 can go for a free blood test next month. This applies to people who lived in areas contaminated by harmful substances from the factory for at least a year, State Secretary Sharon Dijksma of Infrastructure and environment said to the Tweede Kamer, ANP reports.

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Jul 20 '16 08:30

The DuPont Teflon plant in Dortrecht is releasing a carcinogenic substance over residential neighborhoods of Dordrecht and Sliedrecht that threatens the health of nearby residents and workers in the plant, toxicologists said to the Volkskrant.

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Apr 13 '16 12:45

Five people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the discovery of hundreds of kilos of cocaine in a container in the port of Antwerp.

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Mar 16 '16 16:05

A three-year-old girl was critically injured on Wednesday after a dog attacked her and her mother while they were out for a walk. The toddler was bitten repeatedly in the attack, while her mother’s arm was injured.

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Jan 19 '16 14:40

A verbal protester against plans for an asylum center in Sliedrecht got a visit from the police on Monday, warning him to be careful of what he says on Twitter. Mark Jongeneel was at work when a police officer showed up at his door. "He told me to watch my words if I tweet about plans for an asylum center", he said

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