The Governor warns that contaminated natural gas contains
chemicals that are known to the State of California to cause
cancer, birthdefects and reproductive harm.
The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986,
commonly referred to as Proposition 65, requires the
Governor to publish a list of chemicals "known to the State
to cause cancer, birth defects or reproductive harm " It
also requires California businesses to warn the public
quarterly of potential exposures to these chemicals which
result from their operations.
Large amounts of polychlorinated biphenlys (PCBs) have
been found in gas utility pipes across the nation.
Unlike asbestos or cigarettes - natural gas invades every part
of our lives without our permission. From providing us with
comfortable heat, to delivering delicious cooked food and
protecting us from the elements of nature's cold fury, to drying
our undergarments so we can feel warm and fuzzy. Gas-waste
infects us at every level of our lives.
PCBs, also referred to by the trade names Aroclor, Phenoclor and
Kanechlor, encompass a class of chlorinated compounds that includes
up to 209 variations, or congeners, with different physical and
Most PCBs are oily liquids whose color darkens and viscosity
increases with rising chlorine content.
Home Buyers You have the POWER to protect yourself and save the planet!
Before you sign any documents or accept a pamphlet
entitled, Environmental Hazards: A Guide for Homeowners, Buyers,
Landlords, and Tenants do
a gas emissions audit!