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ALERT: Snow Releases Toxic, Carcinogenic Pollutants When Melting

Wed Apr 05 02:06:53 EDT 2017 | Nature World News
A new study from McGill University, in collaboration with école de technologie supérieure in Montreal, revealed that snow can accumulate toxic and carcinogenic pollutants that can be released back to the air as the snow melts. The study, published in the journal Environmental Pollution, showed that snow has the ability to absorb certain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, which are organic pollutants known to be toxic and can cause cancer. "When one goes outdoors in winter, and there is fresh snow..

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