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Waste Impacts - Health 2

3. ChemFuel. Using waste as an energy source in cement kilns leads to problems as people living near these cement factories complain about increased asthma-like symptoms.

The chemical reactions that take place at high temperatures from the mixture of hazardous substances burnt are not fully documented.

The EU is taking the UK to court under the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive concerning the failure to do an EIA with regard to changing the fuel used to fire cement kilns in Lancashire.

4. Drinking water affected by uncontrolled discharges and spillage.

5. Asthma and other lung diseases caused and exacerbated by poor air quality.

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