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Posts tagged toxic gases

April 16, 2007

 

firefighters

Fighting Fires, Fighting Cancer

Firefighters expose themselves to dangerous chemicals and heat while they do their job.

September 27, 2003

 

Killer Smog

There are actually two types of smog: sulfurous smog and photochemical smog. Sulfurous smog results from burning sulfur-bearing fossil fuels, which release a high concentration of sulfur oxides in the air.

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