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In the news again! November 15, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — alandrakb2 @ 5:39 pm

A new story just appeared on slashdot about endocrine disrupting chemicals and their effects:

PCBs and dioxins were used heavily in the 1970s as heat transfer fluids and pesticides.  Both of these compounds belong to a group of chemicals known as the “dirty dozen”- a group of highly persistent organic pollutants. Usage of both dioxins and PCBs was phased out years ago, but we are clearly still seeing aftereffects.


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