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Incinerators

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the effects on human health of modern experimental hazardous waste incinerators; and if he will make a statement. (232283)

No specific research on the effects on human health of modern experimental hazardous waste incinerators has been carried out. The operation of any such incinerators is controlled through a robust regulatory regime specifically put in place to protect human health and the wider environment.