Advocating for the Elimination of Toxic Coal Tar Sealers from Our Parking Lots, Homes and Environment

"So if you have family and relatives around the country, make sure they're aware of the dangers that coal-tar-based sealants pose to their health and environment. If you want to learn more, a good source of information is Coal Tar Free America."
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2017 Coal Tar vs. Asphalt Sealer Price Comparison: Coal Tar Unappealing; Asphalt Prices Flat

2017 Coal Tar vs. Asphalt Sealer Price Comparison: Coal Tar Unappealing; Asphalt Prices Flat

It's time for our annual survey of the retail prices for coal tar and asphalt based sealers. Here's the heart of what we know:  1. The average of 14 different retail asphalt sealers is unchanged since last

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Are You Paying Too Much for Your Carcinogens?

Are You Paying Too Much for Your Carcinogens?

5. $2.1 Million for 1 Pound of Hamburger CarcinogensNow this is the most expensive way in our lineup to get your toxins. You could eat a burger a day for a 1,000 years and still

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“Trifecta of Doom” from Coal Tar Sealers = Industrial-grade Child Exposure

“Trifecta of Doom” from Coal Tar Sealers = Industrial-grade Child Exposure

The State of Maine is taking another run at a coal tar sealer ban (LD1235). The first was in 2013 and then in 2015. There have been several stories on this site covering those efforts

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Tesla + Green Roof + Coal Tar, Does Not = Sustainability

Tesla + Green Roof + Coal Tar, Does Not = Sustainability

Site of 2017 Emerging Contaminants Conference Surrounded by...Toxins!Any facility that claims to be "sustainable," but uses coal tar sealers on their parking lots is an insult to the word and to the professionals who work

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From Neighborhood to State Law? Coal Tar Ban Bill Goes to CT Governor!

From Neighborhood to State Law? Coal Tar Ban Bill Goes to CT Governor!

Led final passage of new law to protect CT's health and environment by banning coal tar sealants. pic.twitter.com/Hf67ToZDGw— Ted Kennedy Jr. (@TedKennedyJR) June 7, 2017 State Representative Pat Boyd on the Coal Tar Bill https://t.co/TvI4CP0wHd

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Inside the Coal Tar Industry’s Propaganda to Stop the IL Ban

Inside the Coal Tar Industry’s Propaganda to Stop the IL Ban

Last time I checked, the State of Illinois ended their session marking more than 700 days without a working budget. That may have contributed to the difficulty in getting a ban (HB 2958) passed, but

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