USGS Feature: CTS a Major Source of PAHs

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Here's an excerpt from the article:

Several PAHs are probable human carcinogens, and many are toxic to fish and other aquatic life. Coal tar, which can cause cancer in humans, is made up of more than 50 percent PAHs. 

The rest of the article can be read at:

http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/coal-tar-sealcoat-a-major-source-of-pahs-to-air-and-to-children-living-nearby/

Posted on January 10, 2014 and filed under News Articles.