13 Jun '12, 3pm

On Our Radar: Diesel Fumes Cause Cancer, W.H.O. Says: "It's on the same order of magnitude as passive smoking,"

On Our Radar: Diesel Fumes Cause Cancer, W.H.O. Says: "It's on the same order of magnitude as passive smoking,"

Reuters Truck drivers gathered while stuck in traffic in the Indonesian province of Banten. The World Health Organization declares that diesel fumes cause cancer , suggesting that the exhaust is a public health threat rivaling secondhand smoke. The United States rates it only as a “likely” carcinogen. [Associated Press] Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration is proposing to limit fracking to parts of some struggling New York counties along the border with Pennsylvania and to allow it only in communities that are in favor of the drilling, officials say. [The New York Times] Toyota experiments with a technology that allows a house to draw power from an electric vehicle during a loss of electricity. [Gizmag] Police officers have detained two people in the Chinese city of Wuhan for spreading rumors that heavy pollution there on Monday was caused by an industrial accident, a loc...

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