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PCD finalises plan on Mae Sot clean-up

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The Pollution Control Department (PCD) has finished drafting a plan to clean up several tracts of land in Tak's Mae Sot district contaminated with cadmium. 

The plan will be submitted to the National Environment Board (NEB) for approval next month, PCD chief Wichien Jungrungruang said.

Cadmium, a toxic heavy metal, was detected in three tambons in early 2004 by foreign scientists from the International Water Management Institute.

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