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Appeal for Information Relating to Health Impacts of Work on Contaminated Olympic Land

Contaminated, unprotected Olympic 'soil hospital' stockpilesContaminated, unprotected Olympic 'soil hospital' stockpiles A number of residents near the Olympic Park have illnesses they believe to be related to proximity with contaminants originating from works on the polluted land of the London Olympic construction site.

My colleagues and I have been have been reporting and researching the issue of contamination in the London Olympic Park. The contamination originates from the site's more than century long base and dumping ground for various noxious industries. Preparation for the Olympic Park included the excavation of almost the entire 2.5 square kilometer site.

During these excavation works there were numerous complaints about dust originating from the contaminated site. We are gathering information about any health issues that may have been caused by dust originating from the Olympic Park demolition and excavation activities including "soil washing operations".

We ask anyone with information regarding working practices on the site, and anyone with information concerning the health of persons who worked, lived, or spent time in the area during the excavation work to contact us in confidence on mikejwells@yahoo.com

All information received will be treated as confidential.

Previous Games Monitor reports relating to the contamination of the Olympic Park site can be found at the links below. http://www.gamesmonitor.org.uk/node/1108


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