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Interactive Map of US Coal Tar Sealant Bans & Restricted-Use Areas Now Online! Interactive Map of US Coal Tar Sealant Bans & Restricted-Use Areas Now Online!

By far the most popular page on this site is the list of coal tar sealant bans and restricted-use jurisdictions around the country.  With ...

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California Coal Tar Seal Ban Narrowly Passes First Step California Coal Tar Seal Ban Narrowly Passes First Step

Assemblymember Jared Huffman, with support from a host of California environmental organizations, successfully led this week's commit...

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More Coverage of Austin School District's Coal Tar Sealant Removal Plan More Coverage of Austin School District's Coal Tar Sealant Removal Plan

Click on above picture to go to the video link. Related stories: The problem of coal tar pollution at schools has been covered on ...

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Bans Keep Spreading in Minnesota; Shoreview Makes #17 Bans Keep Spreading in Minnesota; Shoreview Makes #17

Another suburban Minneapolis-St. Paul community has passed a coal tar sealant ban.  Earlier this week I was contacted by a staff member ...

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Landing on the Truth About the FAA and Coal Tar Sealers Landing on the Truth About the FAA and Coal Tar Sealers

The frequent question comes up in a discussion of coal tar sealants is "what about our airport and the Federal Aviation Authority (FA...

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City of Austin Names Creek in Honor of Coal Tar Sealant Pollution Pioneer Tom Bashara City of Austin Names Creek in Honor of Coal Tar Sealant Pollution Pioneer Tom Bashara

It has been a year now, since the death of my friend and colleague, Tom Bashara.  Tom was the first to figure out the problem of coal tar ...

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16th Minnesota Community to Pass A Coal Tar Sealer Ban: Rosemount 16th Minnesota Community to Pass A Coal Tar Sealer Ban: Rosemount

Tonight, the City of Rosemount, Minnesota became the 16th community in Minnesota to pass a ban of coal tar pavement sealcoat.  Many suburb...

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University of Michigan Continues Its Pledge to be Coal Tar Free University of Michigan Continues Its Pledge to be Coal Tar Free

I wanted to take the opportunity to thank the University of Michigan for quietly sticking with their commitment to be free of coal ta...

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Chicago Sun-Times: Coal Tar Sealcoat May Be Cancer Time Bomb Chicago Sun-Times: Coal Tar Sealcoat May Be Cancer Time Bomb

A recent article in the Chicago Sun-Times covered an informational meeting led by Cassandra McKinney, stormwater engineer for McHenry Count...

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California's Bob Wieckowski Fights Against Coal Tar Sealant Ban California's Bob Wieckowski Fights Against Coal Tar Sealant Ban

In a strange twist, Assemblymember Wieckowski (D) is refusing to allow the California coal tar sealant ban to be heard in committee.  ...

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