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EPA bans consumer use of a toxic chemical widely used as a paint stripper but known to cause cancer

By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday it has finalized a ban on consumer uses of methylene chloride, a chemical that is widely used as a paint stripper but is known to cause liver cancer and other health problems. The EPA said its action will protect Americans from […]

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