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Wiping Away the Witches Brew (an update on the Sydney Tar Ponds)

For years it was seen as Canada's most notorious toxic waste site.

The Tar Ponds in the middle of Sydney, Cape Breton collected run-off from the nearly coke ovens and steel plant for nearly a century, a witches brew of chemicals and pollutants that eventually started bubbling out of the ground near people's homes.

It took almost two decades to agree on a way to clean it up...and now that clean-up is almost complette.

The CBC's Wendy Martin gives us an update.

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