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Capper Pass: Twenty years on

It is now twenty years ago that the giant chimney at the Capper Pass smelting plant was pulled down - demolished amid claims it had caused a child cancer cluster in East Yorkshire.

While that link has never been proven, its owners DID pay millions of pounds in compensation to 29 workers who developed lung cancer. Two decades on, questions are still being asked about why bosses didn't shut the operation down sooner. David Hirst reports.

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