|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:51:32 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Minnesota considers banning TCE following emissions problem in White Bear Township"|
Minnesota considers banning TCE following emissions problem in White Bear Township The hazardous industrial solvent remains in wide use despite high toxicity. By Jennifer Bjorhus Minneapolis Star Tribune (MN) March 15, 2019 Minnesota legislators are considering a statewide ban on the solvent trichloroethylene following revelations that a White Bear Township manufacturer vented the carcinogen into the air at unsafe levels for more than a decade. It’s a rare crackdown. Even though the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency classifies the chemical as a human carcinogen and a developmental toxin - and it’s been largely banned in the European Union and Sweden — trichloroethylene (TCE) is still widely used in the United States. … For the entire article, see http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-considers-banning-tce-following-emissions-problem-in-white-bear-township/507171492/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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