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Families win birth defect battle

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Families who claim their children were born with defects caused by exposure to toxic waste have won their legal battle against Corby Borough Council.

The families sued the council, claiming it was negligent when it cleaned up an old steelworks site during the 1980s and 90s, and that the project released toxic particles into the atmosphere, causing the deformities.

Colette McBeth reports.

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