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You Really Shouldn’t Touch Those Wooden Utility Poles

Millions of these poles continue to be coated with PCP, a carcinogenic chemical

After Hurricane Sandy hit our small Long Island, NY town, I watched 80-foot utility poles leaching a black, smelly, oily substance and added a new word and meaning to my vocabulary: “Pentachlorophenol.” That was the first time I became aware that these…
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by: Chuck Idol – January 22, 2018

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