"Toxic Goo" is Probably going to give us all CANCER!...

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    Toxic goo tracked from parking lots into homes
    Sealant doesn't stay put on pavement, study finds, raising health concerns

    By Robert McClure
    InvestigateWest
    updated 6:04 p.m. MT, Mon., Jan. 11, 2010


    Chemicals in a cancer-causing substance used to seal pavement, parking lots and driveways across the U.S. are showing up at alarming levels in dust in homes, prompting concerns about the potential health effects of long-term exposure, a new study shows.

    The substance is coal tar sealant, a waste product of steel manufacturing that is used to protect pavement and asphalt against cracking and water damage, and to impart a nice dark sheen. It is applied most heavily east of the Rockies but is used in all 50 states.

    Toxic goo tracked from parking lots into homes - Environment- msnbc.com

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    Sleep well... And if you are in that Industry, plan on a Career Change.

    :)

    peace...
     
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    Oh noes, we've been using it more than just as an asphalt sealer.

    -TSO
     
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    We have been using it in Shampoo for years now it is going to kill us being on the parking lot surfaces?
     
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    Maybe the study was created by the concrete institute of America in a devious plot to have asphalt banned from use in the US?

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    We're all gonna DIE!...

    It's True.

    :)

    peace...
     
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    Well, if that's the case...:)

    *lights up a smoke*

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    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_0l14CzIos[/ame]
     
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    It KILLS me that that is now "Classic Rock"... :(

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    If it kills us shouldn't they be taxing us to use it ?
     
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    I've recently been blasting Appetite in my car.

    AWESOME ALBULMN!
     

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