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A gritty problem

New Bedford built schools, homes on old dump

Dave and Brenda Mattos and their son Ethan, 3, stood near a sinkhole in their New Bedford backyard. Dave and Brenda Mattos and their son Ethan, 3, stood near a sinkhole in their New Bedford backyard. (Suzanne Kreiter/ Globe Staff)
By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / August 16, 2009

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Brenda Mattos’s voice rises as she leads a toxic tour of her West End neighborhood. (Full article: 1415 words)

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