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Toxic Roads Are Paving the Way to Trouble

road with coal tar pavement

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  • Coal-tar-based pavement sealants contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) that are 1,000 times more toxic than comparable products, contaminating waterways and endangering both aquatic life and humans


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