U.S. Companies emitted about 26 Tons of BPA in the Air in 2013…

BPA is also contaminating the air near manufacturing plants…

BPA in the air, image via Barb Henry

As concerns mount over people’s exposure to the plasticizer bisphenol A in everyday products, it’s also contaminating the air near manufacturing plants: U.S. companies emitted about 26 tons of the hormone-disrupting compound in 2013.

Although research is sparse, experts warn that airborne BPA could be a potentially dangerous route of exposure for some people. Of the 72 factories reporting BPA emissions, the largest sources are in Ohio, Indiana and Texas, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory. ”

… continue reading BPA in the air: Manufacturing plants in Ohio, Indiana, Texas are top emitters, on environmentalhealthnews, October 14, 2014.

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