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The quality of water is deteriorating, the amount of accumulated garbage increasing and air pollution worsening, the Department of Pollution Control says. 

Wichien: Few bright spots on horizon

Revealing its findings on pollution last year in its 2012 annual report, Wichien Jungrungruang, the department chief, said the number of places where the quality of seawater was excellent fell by almost half, from 36% in 2011 to 15% last year.

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