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Field Test for Coal Tar Sealant Determination Field Test for Coal Tar Sealant Determination

Funny that this simple test has been the source of a lot of consternation, much of which will have to wait for a more thorough re-telli...

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Industry "Study" Says No Effect in Austin From Sealant Ban Industry "Study" Says No Effect in Austin From Sealant Ban

Wow, with a preconceived outcome and limited data it is little wonder what the results would be. Here are some very obvious thoughts abo...

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Coal Tar Sealant Dominates PAH Pollution Across US Coal Tar Sealant Dominates PAH Pollution Across US

The USGS published their research paper about the contribution of coal tar sealants to 40 lakes across the country.  Key findings were: ...

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USGS Researchers Speak to Springfield City Council-August, 3, 2010 USGS Researchers Speak to Springfield City Council-August, 3, 2010

In response to a request from the Mayor of Springfield, Missouri, Dr. Barbara Mahler and Dr. Peter VanMetre of the United States Geological ...

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Austin Now a Million Pounds Lighter Austin Now a Million Pounds Lighter

No it wasn't a fit city weight loss program, but the City of Austin published the results of their ban of coal tar pavement sealants ...

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Another Coal Tar Sealant Spill Another Coal Tar Sealant Spill

 Dead Fish from Boone, NC So, it has happened again.  Another documented case of runoff pollution after a coal tar sealant application...

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Sealants Double Dose of Toxins Compared to Oil Spill Sealants Double Dose of Toxins Compared to Oil Spill

Recent headlines (September 30, 2010):  Cancer-Causing Compounds Multiply in Gulf After Oil Spill;  Gulf Oil Spill Leaves Behind Cancer C...

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USEPA Just Acknowledges Problem of Coal Tar Sealants! USEPA Just Acknowledges Problem of Coal Tar Sealants!

Well this is a first!  After trolling the web about this topic for 5 years, I have yet to see the USEPA acknowledge this as an issue--until ...

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Now Is the Time! Now Is the Time!

After 5 years of working on the coal tar sealant problem for the City of Austin, I will no longer do this for the City.  While I am disappoi...

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