Pavement sealcoat a source of toxins in stormwater runoff
and contaminated house dust

Two reports implicating sealcoat on pavements and driveways:

Driveways and parking lots may look better with a layer of sealcoat applied to the pavement, but the water running off the surface into nearby streams will be carrying more than just oxygen and hydrogen molecules....

Read the report from Science Daily

Toxins in coal-tar-based sealcoats in parking lots may be the culprit in contaminated house dust, according to a USGS study.

Read the report in Medical News Today

First Published in November 2009

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