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Cleanup of contamination ongoing in Elmira, but now spike in chlorobenzene is realized

Chlorobenzene is an industrial solvent

May 19, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Elmira, Ont. – Cleanup of a contaminated aquifer here is progressing, but one well site has a problem with chlorobenzene which is used as an industrial solvent, and it’s on the rise. The issue of contaminated groundwater first came to light in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The area has since accessed its drinking water from Waterloo. Observer Xtra report | READ MORE

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