Most widespread industrial contaminant is cancer-causing!

trichloroethylene can cause cancer

Do you know, the most widespread industrial contaminant in drinking water is a cancer causing solvent? The solvent is used in adhesives, paint and spot removers. This is suggested by growing scientific evidences.

Compared to five years ago when the Environmental Protection Agency took initiatives to regulate it more strictly, a lot more is known today about the cancer risks and other health hazards from exposure to trichloroethylene, as reported by the National Academy of Sciences.

Via: Associated Press

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