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Austin Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Nation's First Coal Tar Sealer Ban Austin Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Nation's First Coal Tar Sealer Ban

City Biologist Recounts Highs and Lows of Discovery, Media, and the Ban  On November 18, 2005 the City of Austin enacted the nation...

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New Sealer Alternatives Aren't All They're Cracked Up to Be New Sealer Alternatives Aren't All They're Cracked Up to Be

New Michigan Ban First to Outlaw New Products 'Tis the Season for grand beginnings from humble locations! In that spirit Van Buren...

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WEF Exclusive: Coal Tar Sealers Past, Present & Future WEF Exclusive: Coal Tar Sealers Past, Present & Future

The following article appeared in the October/November 2015 Issue of World Water Stormwater Management Magazine , a Water Environment Fede...

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Cold Hard Facts About Stuffed Animals and Sealed Asphalt Cold Hard Facts About Stuffed Animals and Sealed Asphalt

Consumer Testing Group Finds Widespread Contamination By the end of 2015, the European Union will be changing the standard for certain...

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TarMan Chronicles: First 10 Years Coal Tar Free TarMan Chronicles: First 10 Years Coal Tar Free

First of all Happy Birthday Austin, Texas which today, 10 years ago, passed the nation's first ban of coal tar pavement sealers. To ma...

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Anne Arundel, MD Coal Tar Sealer Ban Official! Anne Arundel, MD Coal Tar Sealer Ban Official!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT OWEN MCEVOY 443-679-8397 County Executive Steve Schuh Signs Coal Tar Ban Measure will Protect Envir...

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Maryland: the Coal Tar 'Free State' Maryland: the Coal Tar 'Free State'

****UPDATE via Twitter 11/12/2015 It's official! Bill signed; veto averted! 40% of # Maryland now coal tar free; thanks # AnneArundel...

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Chicago Suburbs' Unexpected Encounter with Coal Tar Sealers Chicago Suburbs' Unexpected Encounter with Coal Tar Sealers

A few years ago, a watershed management group in the Chicago suburbs set out to find why their streams poorly supported aquatic life. They e...

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Editorial: Only Safe Solution is to Ban Coal Tar Sealants Editorial: Only Safe Solution is to Ban Coal Tar Sealants

from the October 20, 2015 Springfield-News Leader (Springfield, Missouri): Recently the News-Leader editors (“ City should put hold on u...

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Are You Paying Too Much for Your Carcinogens? Are You Paying Too Much for Your Carcinogens?

Dollar for Dollar, What's Your Best Bet For Cost-Effective Carcinogens? No one wants to spend too much money on things around the h...

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Illinois to be Well-Covered by Coal Tar Sealer Talks Next Week Illinois to be Well-Covered by Coal Tar Sealer Talks Next Week

In addition to the session mentioned in our last post which will be at Benedictine University in Lisle, a USGS scientist will be discussing ...

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Community Presentation on Common Household Carcinogen Announced in Chicago Suburbs on October 15 Community Presentation on Common Household Carcinogen Announced in Chicago Suburbs on October 15

USGS Science on Coal-Tar-Based Sealcoat and Environmental and Human Health from the Hinsdale Clarendon Hills Patch DuPage River Sal...

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Thin Asphalt Coating in the Thick of Chemical Exposure Thin Asphalt Coating in the Thick of Chemical Exposure

Common Pavement Preservative a Potent Source of Carcinogens & Toxins Our lives are so filled with paved surfaces. They are a familiar ...

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Graphical Gateway to Coal Tar Research Graphical Gateway to Coal Tar Research

Sometimes it's good to step back from the details and get a fresh perspective on the research that has been done on this pollution probl...

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Celebrating 5 Years of Coal Tar Free America! Celebrating 5 Years of Coal Tar Free America!

It's been nearly 5 years since I nervously posted my first brief article on the world wide web about coal tar sealers. Many recommended ...

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Green Building Gets a Black Eye from Coal Tar Green Building Gets a Black Eye from Coal Tar

Rating System Fails to Protect Users from Coal Tar Sealcoat Imagine the disappointment to learn that your awesome green building with e...

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? 5 Factors to Think About Living with Coal Tar Should I Stay or Should I Go? 5 Factors to Think About Living with Coal Tar

5 Things to Consider if You Can Live with Coal Tar Sealed Asphalt Let me let you in on a secret. Frequently I am contacted by people sho...

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Westwood: MA's First Municipal Ban of Coal Tar Sealers! Westwood: MA's First Municipal Ban of Coal Tar Sealers!

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts joins eight other states and districts with an outright ban of coal tar pavement sealers by a community ...

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 From Silent Spring to Surprising Sealcoats From Silent Spring to Surprising Sealcoats

An In-depth Interview with the Fed's Leading Researcher on Coal Tar Sealers Here's a rare glimpse into the timeline of the resear...

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2015 Update: Research Summary of Human Health, Coal Tar Sealants, & PAHs 2015 Update: Research Summary of Human Health, Coal Tar Sealants, & PAHs

While our understanding continues to develop on coal tar sealants, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and human health, occasiona...

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