13 Jun '12, 12am

Breaking News: Diesel Exhaust Does Cause Cancer: Filed under: Energy News

Breaking News: Diesel Exhaust Does Cause Cancer: Filed under: Energy News

All around the world, though, diesel engines are much, much dirtier than the ones that power the buses on Madison Avenue in New York, the trucks on our interstates, and the heavy machinery on our farms. Sulfur levels in countries like China, India, and Mexico are more than 30 times higher than the levels in U.S. diesel fuel—and in countries throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America and elsewhere, sulfur levels can be as much as 300 times higher. At these sulfur levels, diesel engines lack even the most basic emissions controls, exposing people to even dirtier, more dangerous fumes — up to 100 times more polluted than exhaust from new diesel engines.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/06/12/breaking-news-diesel-...

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