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Toxics:
Factsheets

Consumer Products Threaten Aquatic Life: What You Can Do
All products that are put "down the drain" have the potential to enter become runoff into streams, lakes, and the ocean. This brochure provides guidance on how to keep them from entering waterways.

Mercury Is Toxic
Coal-fired power plants are one of the largest sources of pollution in our country. They emit thousands of pounds of toxic mercury pollution every year, as well as arsenic, lead and acid gases, putting families at risk.

Safer Alternative Cleaning Products
Nonylphenol Ethoxylates: A Safer Alternative Exists to This Toxic Cleaning Agent

West Nile Virus
To prevent the spread of West Nile Virus, the Sierra Club recommends a precautionary management approach that does not include the use of adulticide pesticides. We recommend the information provided by Beyond Pesticides.

Persistent Organic Pollutants
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) remain in the environment long after their release.

Toxic Trailers
Tests Reveal High Formaldehyde Levels In FEMA Trailers




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