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Falcon Heights Sets Its Sights on Being Coal Tar Free Falcon Heights Sets Its Sights on Being Coal Tar Free

This week the City of Falcon Heights, Minnesota became the 15th community in Minnesota to ban the use of coal tar pavement sealants.  Falc...

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Congressman Doggett Chronicles Concerns That Led to National Coal Tar Ban Legislation Congressman Doggett Chronicles Concerns That Led to National Coal Tar Ban Legislation

from the March/April Issue of the Austin Region Sierra Club re: H.R. 4166 The Coal Tar Sealant Reduction Act of 2012 by Rep. Lloyd Dogget...

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Annual Sealant Price Comparison: Asphalt Drops Twice as Much Vs. Coal Tar Annual Sealant Price Comparison: Asphalt Drops Twice as Much Vs. Coal Tar

A year ago, in one of this site's most popular posts , I put up this comparison of retail products.  That post was almost a year to ...

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Take a Parking Lot Sealer Tour with USGS Researcher Take a Parking Lot Sealer Tour with USGS Researcher

This video and associated story were shot during the coal tar sealant ban discussions in the State of Washington last year, yet i...

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MD Drops Sealant Ban After Industry Bluster MD Drops Sealant Ban After Industry Bluster

The State of Maryland's coal tar sealant ban effort ended quietly after less than a month of its introduction.  The end began at a pub...

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"Eliminate the Threat" to People and Environment is Goal of Proposed California Sealant Ban "Eliminate the Threat" to People and Environment is Goal of Proposed California Sealant Ban

Parking lot showing aged coal tar and loose, toxic material.  Earlier today Assembly Member Jared Huffman of California sent out a press...

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Support a National Coal Tar Sealant Ban with a Letter to the EPA Support a National Coal Tar Sealant Ban with a Letter to the EPA

I must confess I work in an industry of sheep that rarely say a peep. Recently someone started an online petition drive to support a natio...

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School Tar Removal Plan on Austin TV News School Tar Removal Plan on Austin TV News

As reported here last week , the school district for Austin, TX has announced that they will be removing coal tar pavement sealant from abo...

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Coal Tar Free Nation? Doggett Introduces Bill for 2.5 Year Phase Out of Coal Tar Sealants Coal Tar Free Nation? Doggett Introduces Bill for 2.5 Year Phase Out of Coal Tar Sealants

Last week, Congressman Lloyd Doggett of Texas with the support of legislators from Washington, Minnesota, Illinois, and Massachusetts as w...

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Austin Schools Advance to Head of the Class with Landmark Sealant Cleanup Announcement Austin Schools Advance to Head of the Class with Landmark Sealant Cleanup Announcement

In a dramatic decision, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) has announced plans to cleanup legacy coal tar sealant pollution fro...

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Hoping Sealant Company's Promise Sticks Hoping Sealant Company's Promise Sticks

The Minneapolis StarTribune recently covered a story about a significant sealant franchising company's promise to phase out the use o...

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"Responsible Thing to Do," MN's Largest Sealcoat Franchise Goes Coal Tar Free "Responsible Thing to Do," MN's Largest Sealcoat Franchise Goes Coal Tar Free

Great news from Minnesota!  MPCA: Minnesota's Largest Sealcoater Switches to Safer Formula Contacts:  Ralph Pribble  (MPCA), ...

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Cannon Falls Out of Love with Coal Tar Sealant Cannon Falls Out of Love with Coal Tar Sealant

Cannon Falls, Minnesota is now the 14th community in the state to pass a coal tar sealcoat ban.  This suburban Minneapolis-St. Paul city o...

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