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. Fireworks re: noise and air pollution, traumatizing PTSD survivors, asthmatics, pets and pet owners, noise enhancing insomnia for at risk elderly population.
2. Artificial food dyes/AZO dyes & their "LAKES". FD&C red40, Yellow5, blue1, green3.
Found in Benedryl, TUMS, Gatorade, M&Ms, FrootLoops, lucky charms, pre-workout + fitness powders. Inspect all foods and colored foods!!
These are made w. petroleum + carcinogens incl 4-aminobiphenyl and benzedine, have been reported to CSPI as related to ADHD episodes, behavioral problems by thousands of Families. Carmel Color made from burnt chemicals, Titanium dioxide white dye shown to be Genotoxic by reviews of 100s of studies See EWG.org May 18th 2021 Press Release "ingredient in skittles no longer considered safe." & CSPI "Seeing Red Report".
3. Antibiotic resistant Superbugs, the next zoonotic pandemic. toilet water has ecoli. Dont Let your Pet Drink out of the toilet!
4. 10k+ Lives lost ea yr due to agribusiness air pollution from manure spraying/CAFOS/ related winds going over holding pens/manure lagoons. SUGAR CANE BURNING IN FLA!
4. Artificial Flavor and the inconvenience to consumers that this banner name encompasses mixes of over 1,000 chemicals, commonly derived from coal-tar.
5. Radioactive frack waste, gas brines spreading as de-icer de-duster gas
6. Chromium carcinogen in H20 (Erin Brokovich issue)
7. DDT leaking from barrels dropped in Ocean off CA Coast & Legacy DDT in food supply from soil
7. METHANE greenhouse gas, remember our Belmont County Ohio Explosion! (Natural Gas Drilling Pads, Landfill and CAFO sources!). Clean Air Moms!
8. Drying Paint fumes / Workplace of painter (without adequate ventilation and masks)
8. polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) Flame Retardants
9. Coal Ash Waste (Carcinogenic dust made awful Brazilian Deadzone!)
10. Carbon Monoxide
Arsenic found in Arkansas Rice and chicken
11. Dirty Diesel engine exhaust particulate & Idle engines, Huge cancer cause
12. depleted uranium
13. Dioxin TCDD Dioxin, Chlor-acne sufferers agent orange orange justice
14. Dicamba Herbicide (likely still in use even tho a court closed down the factory)
15. Fluoride in tap-water - Weston Price Foundation blog calls it out
16. Round up Herbicide Gylphosate, Join Moms Across America & Read Dr Seneff's Book TOXIC LEGACY
17. HUNTERS, Trappers, Cyanide Bombs, War On Wildlife #RELISTWOLVES
19. Household Radon Lung Cancer
20. Hexane 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) In the Rain!! See Dark Waters with Marc Ruffalo
26. Processed meats cancer hazard
27. Fishing & fish farms. watch seaspiracy! Bering Sea Trawlers deciminating native salmon runs. Save Yukon and Kuskokwim, Chinook and King salmon!! Stop Alaska Trawler Bycatch @EngageState!
28. Manure/ phosphorus runoff/ nitrous oxide greenhous gas from farm fiels
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,
& Mittal Steel Burns Harbor Indiana emissions
32. Oil Spills, pipelines Bursting, 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 after going thru water treatment plants.
34. Land mines (Still not fixed in LAOS)
35. Chemical weapons anthrax & Sarin Gas
36. Fracking for fertilizer/fertilizer RUNOFF / Fracking for the CO2 that goes as bubbles in drinks. Hazardous Chems + disease where SHale Oils, oil and gas drilling, are taking place.
37. NeoNic pesticides killing bees incl sulfoxaflor - used on 16M acres of sorghum and cotton in 2018. Foxes against sulFOXaflor!
38. NO2 Oxides of Nitrogen emitted from ag fields and animal waste and industry,- potent greenhouse gas. SO2 (sox) Air pollution.
VOC volatile organic compounds + NO2 = Ground Level Ozone
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, Help LIBBY COUNTY MONTANA!
41. Titanium DIoxide, DNA Damaging white dye (genotoxic), being mined threatens priceless Georgia wetlands okefenokee!
42. Chlorpyrifos, Malathion & organophosphate class of pesticides
43. Artificial sweeteners sucralose, Aspartame in processed foods
44. Acid mine drainage from coal
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 & Militarization of NATL PARKS #SaveOrganPipe
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, called Sun Beds in the UK. White women at risk of Melanoma. Costing us Billions damaging in Cancer Care.
63. Temperature guns to the Head May Damage Pineal Gland
64. ETO Etylene Oxide, a poisonous, DNA Damaging, cancer-causing gas used to sterilize medical equipment, in the spice industry, in the production of Polysorbate 20-60-80! Menace to Lake County IL & Cobb County GA, emitted By Medline, Vantage, Sterigenics and others including spice manufacture.
65. Aluminum in Deodorant and as adjuvant in 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 ailment.
70. NSAID OTC Pain Relivers Ibuprofen, Aleve, increasing Heart attack risk by 1.5 according to Life Extension Mag. INcreases gut damage and Kidney Failure!
71. SALINE IV infusions Spiking Kidney Failure and need for dialysis, tens of thousands ea yr. Vanderbilt switching to "lactic fluid"
72. Benzene petrochem. hydrocarbon responsible for the odor of gas found in Spray Deoderants
73. PEG Polyethylene Glycol.
[Click here] for American Cancer society's extremely long list of Known & Probable Carcinogens