At a Glance: Toxics at home – U.S. civilian use of pesticides, early 1990's

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Attitudes toward chemical use, including pesticides, are partly derived from usual accepted practices. The following statistics reflect US civilian use of pesticides for agriculture, business, government and consumer purposes in the years immediately after the Gulf War. In the chemical

Oxy-fuels -- Clean air? Or different pollution? Millions are exposed to eformulated fuels and their by-products.

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Pollutant reductions in vehicular fuels do not necessarily result in clean healthy air: When lead was phased out of gasoline, other octane boosters were added. As a result, benzene, toluene and xylene -- all notorious bad actors --increased from 20%