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2013 Review: Snowball Effect Grows, But Avalanche Needed 2013 Review: Snowball Effect Grows, But Avalanche Needed

Snowball by Deutsch used with permission The inter-related aspects of coal tar sealant pollution were never more obvious than in the ye...

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What Would've Happened if Brer Rabbit Didn't Get the Coal Tar Off? What Would've Happened if Brer Rabbit Didn't Get the Coal Tar Off?

Perhaps I'm dating myself, but remember the old Uncle Remus story where Brer Rabbit , who was covered in tar, tricked Brer Fox into t...

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Third Installment of MPCA Coal Tar Sealant Webinars: This Week with a Focus on Local Efforts Third Installment of MPCA Coal Tar Sealant Webinars: This Week with a Focus on Local Efforts

Parents and students decorate a coal-tar-free parking lot in Grand Rapids, MI. While many may debate whether the old adage that "al...

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Positive Progress Reported at 2nd Great Lakes Coal Tar Sealant Reduction Webinar Positive Progress Reported at 2nd Great Lakes Coal Tar Sealant Reduction Webinar

Recently the State of Minnesota hosted the second of three webinars which reviewed sealant studies in Ontario, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Mi...

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Oklahoma Public Health Official: It's Not OK to Use Coal Tar Sealants "Anytime, by Anyone, Anywhere" Oklahoma Public Health Official: It's Not OK to Use Coal Tar Sealants "Anytime, by Anyone, Anywhere"

The conversation about coal tar pavement sealers has taken place in many areas around the country, but in Oklahoma it has been pretty qu...

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Uncut Video of USGS' Decade of Coal Tar Sealcoat Research Uncut Video of USGS' Decade of Coal Tar Sealcoat Research

Click on above picture to start the presentation. In a recent post , I included all of the known videos of the USGS researchers presenti...

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November 20th Marks 2nd Great Lakes Sealant Reduction Webinar November 20th Marks 2nd Great Lakes Sealant Reduction Webinar

The second in a series of EPA-funded webinars coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Association is set for Wednesday, November ...

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New Pennsylvania Study Agrees: Coal Tar Sealant Dominant Urban PAH Source New Pennsylvania Study Agrees: Coal Tar Sealant Dominant Urban PAH Source

 A view of Conodoguinet Creek in south-central Pennsylvania and part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Researchers from Dickinson Colleg...

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FAA Proposes New Options For Airport Pavement Maintenance FAA Proposes New Options For Airport Pavement Maintenance

Coal tar pavement sealants have long been the mainstay of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for airport pavement maintenance, but t...

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Highlights of First Great Lakes Sealant Reduction Webinar Highlights of First Great Lakes Sealant Reduction Webinar

Cleaning up all of their stormwater basins, like this one, could cost Inver Grove Heights, MN as much as $27 million. This week marked ...

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More Repetition Than Revelation in Coal Tar Sealer Industry's New Bias Claims More Repetition Than Revelation in Coal Tar Sealer Industry's New Bias Claims

A few weeks ago, representatives of the coal tar sealer industry came out with new claims of bias by USGS researchers.  Press releases, pres...

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October 29th is First in the Rescheduled Coal Tar Sealant Webinar Series October 29th is First in the Rescheduled Coal Tar Sealant Webinar Series

Earlier this month this series was delayed with the October 1st government shutdown.  Well it's over for now and that means the webina...

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Coal Tar Sealant Runoff Remediation Study Underway Coal Tar Sealant Runoff Remediation Study Underway

Bioretention Photo Courtesy of US Navy While some continue to debate the reality of coal tar sealant pollution, it is good to see rese...

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Coal Tar Sealers Legal in California and Mandatory in One LA Community!! Coal Tar Sealers Legal in California and Mandatory in One LA Community!!

Last year we demonstrated the extent of coal tar sealant use in California as the state legislature considered a bill to ban coal tar seal...

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South Carolina's First Coal Tar Sealant Ban is Now on the Books! South Carolina's First Coal Tar Sealant Ban is Now on the Books!

Copyright © City of Greenville. All rights reserved. Last month the Greenville, South Carolina's City Council passed an amendment to...

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Coal Tar Industry Offers to Remove Speck from USGS' Eye via "White Hat Bias" Complaint Coal Tar Industry Offers to Remove Speck from USGS' Eye via "White Hat Bias" Complaint

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New 2 Minute Video Explains Coal Tar Sealant Risks New 2 Minute Video Explains Coal Tar Sealant Risks

Just click on the above picture to watch the video. This new video, sponsored by several indoor air quality trade groups and businesses,...

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Federal Shutdown Possibility Postpones Coal Tar Sealant Webinar Federal Shutdown Possibility Postpones Coal Tar Sealant Webinar

Click on the above graphic to go to the website to search for a coal tar free contractor. Announcement at 4 PM CST September 30 from t...

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Millions View "The Doctors" TV Show Exposing Toxic Coal Tar Driveways Millions View "The Doctors" TV Show Exposing Toxic Coal Tar Driveways

Click on image to go to the Doctor's website for more info. Yesterday millions of Americans tuned into CBS' syndicated TV show, ...

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There's A Time to Speak and A Time to be Silent There's A Time to Speak and A Time to be Silent

Springfield, Missouri continues to struggle to find a way forward from the current coal tar sealant debate.  I am all for an open debate ...

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The Dark Side of a Komen Cancer Walk The Dark Side of a Komen Cancer Walk

Someone has said once you learn about the problems of coal tar sealant that you will never cross a paved surface in the same way again. F...

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Revealing the Breast Cancer to Coal Tar Connection Revealing the Breast Cancer to Coal Tar Connection

Even after 200 posts and 3 years writing on Coal Tar Free America, this is the first article I have written dedicated to the connection betw...

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The Irony of Health Care Facilities with Coal Tar Parking Lots The Irony of Health Care Facilities with Coal Tar Parking Lots

From the Springfield News Leader: Chiles back to put spotlight on coal tar sealant Written by Thomas Gounley Sep. 1, 2013 Since being diag...

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