Pollutants & objectionable scourges. Rally Against & Make Flash Cards!
This pollutants-list was generated off the top of my head at first, without consulting the California EPA hazards-list or American Cancer Society. When I catch wind of a hazard, I come here to list it, if they seem pervasive enough to really warrant concern.
I hope this compilation will help you focus on issues of redeeming social importance, learn to pronounce new words for holding intellectual conversations, come up with enviro rap songs, gain deeper understanding of how to defend collective wellbeing.
Herein lies great reasons to eat clean, live simply, go organic and low-impact!!!
IT IS DEPRESSING and UPSETTING, but that's why we'll be blogging for GOOD THINGS Soon as well! MLK is Gracing this blog with his reminders not to be silent, not about the things that matter. It's Better to say something in these life and death matters!
1. Arsenic found in Arkansas Rice and chicken
3. Antibiotic resistant bacteria From animal poop
5. Chlorine gas
6. Chromium carcinogen in H20 (Erin Brokovich issue)
7. CO2 greenhouse gas
8. polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) Flame Retardants
9. Coal Ash Waste (Carcinogenic dust made awful Brazilian Deadzone!)
10. Carbon Monoxide
11. Dirty Diesel engine exhaust particulate & Idle engines, Huge cancer cause
12. depleted uranium
14. Dicamba Herbicide
15. Fluoride in tap-water
16. Round up Herbicide Gylphosate
17. Ground Level ozone
19. Household Radon Lung Cancer
20. Hexene petrol solvent in food processing
22. MTBE gasoline additive
23. BPA Can liner and receipts paper
24. Mercury & Methylmercury from fish + amalgam dental fillings
25. Teflon (PFOA/PFAS)
26. Processed meats cancer hazard
27. Gas/Fracking waste fluids / Waste Brine Used in Road Deicer De-Duster called Aquasalina #DeicerDisaster
28. Manure/ phosphorus runoff
29. food waste/solid waste in general
30. Marine micro-plastic, ghost nets, cig butts
31. LEAD as found in DUST, Jet Fuel, Paint chips,
32. Oil Spills and faulty clean up responses protocols ie corexit used in Gulf BP horizon spill
33. Pharma Drug Residues Such As Methadone creating Known Carcinogen NDMA
34. Land mines (Such as in LAOS)
35. Chemical weapons anthrax & Sarin Gas
36. Fracking for fertilizer/nitrogenous fertilizer runoff
37. NeoNic pesticides killing bees
38. NO2 & SO2 Air pollution
39. phthalates a petrol processing class of chemicals responsible for that New Plastic Smell from opening garbage bags, in new cars, may be spread in fumes from ur cars dash materials heating up in the sun. Let your car air out several min on hot day
40. Asbestos which is in talc / J & J baby powder
41. Methane greenhouse gas (Natural Gas, Landfill and CAFO sources!)
42. Chlorpyrifos, Malathion & organophosphate class of pesticides
43. MSG, sucralose, Aspartame, Artificial flavors/colors in processed foods
44. Acid mine drainage from coal
45. Legacy of DDT
46. Hormones (allergens found in dairy & in meat from fear at slaughter)
47. Sugar & Soda Acid-forming food making cancer grow
50. Tobacco 2nd Hand Smokeless and Smoked.
51. Discharges from slaughterhouses, a point source of toxic surface water pollution such as Hydrogen Sulfide
52. GMO BT-toxin CORN.
53. geo-engineering potentially blocking out sun
54. Bovine growth hormone (rBGH)
55. EMF-RF Frequency pollution from WiFi + Cell-towers, Bluetooth Ear-buds frying brains
56. Ethoxyquin (monsanto pollutant added to fish feed pellets)
57. Tar Sands energy development: polluting habitat killer
58) Border wall construction killing wildlife refuges #SaveSantaAna
59) sulfoxaflor - bee killing pesticide used on 16M acres of sorghum and cotton in 2018.
60) Fluroquinolone (Cipro) Antibiotic produced by Bayer, causes massive neurotoxicity + psychosis
61 Atrezine Herbicide by Syngenta Now allowed at 1.5 times higher limit in Waterways.
62. Tanning Bed related skin Cancer #KillerTan
63. Temperature guns to the Head May Damage Pineal Gland
64. ETO Etylene Oxide poisonous DNA Damaging cancer-causing gas used to sterilize medical equipment and in the spice industry. Menace to Lake County IL & Cobb County GA, emitted By Vantage Sterigenics and others.
65. Aluminum in Deodorant and Vaccines. Do Not Get Gardasil HPV Vaccine!!
66. Silica Dust workplace Exposure in stone masonry construction & fracking, cause of incurable disabling lung disease silicosis.
67. Workplace exposure to toxic drying paint fumes & welding fumes
68. Trafficking Endangered Species/Trophy Hunting/ Shark Cartilage and Squalene in supplements, make up, and as a vaccine adjuvant. Join @SharkAllies for Shark Free Products!
69. Breast Implant toxicity ailments
70. OTC Pain Relivers Ibuprofen and Aleve increasing Heart attack risk by 1.5 according to Life Extension Mag.
71. NSAID Anti inflammatory