Is asbestos a pollutant?

Answer In 1971, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency affirmed that asbestos was a hazardous and unsafe air pollutant. If asbestos is inhaled by an individual, severe health problems may occur, though ... Read More »

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Is asbestos a pollutant in Vermont?

Asbestos is a pollutant in Vermont—and has been mined in there since 1899. The most common type of asbestos in the area is Chrysotile. When it was discovered that asbestos can cause health and en... Read More »

What is a pollutant?

A pollutant is a contaminant in the environment that may cause disruption, instability or harmful ecological effects. Pollutants can be natural or artificial. An example of a natural pollutant woul... Read More »

ASBESTOS....should my hubby knock down shed full of asbestos?

DON'T DO IT!!! That would send asbestos buy the load into the air for him to inhale. He should tell his brother to contact a contractor to remove it properly or he could be seriously risking his he... Read More »

Motor Oil Pollutant Facts?

Oil recycling reduces environmental hazards while minimizing our foreign oil dependence. Unfortunately, do-it-yourself oil changers only recycle 20 million gallons of the 180 million gallons they d... Read More »