David Lincoln address some health and safety concerns with Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Everyone is familiar with products containing PVC. People who live near PVC manufacturing plants are known to have higher incidences of cancer and other diseases.

David Lincoln is a geologist, environmental consultant, and author of a book called “Deep Horizons Exposed” who jumped off the corporate ladder and changed careers after he saw how Enron was being operated for the benefit of a select few. He maintains a website called WereYouPoisoned.com.

Click here to listen to an excerpt of David Lincoln’s Oct. 25 appearance on the radio show.

Polyvinyl chloride
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Polyvinyl chloride, commonly abbreviated PVC, is a thermoplastic polymer. Polyvinyl chloride is the third most widely produced plastic, after polyethylene and polypropylene. PVC is a controversial material. Concerns extend to the product’s useful life and incineration; it may liberate persistent toxins, which the manufacture, use and destruction of alternative plastics such as polypropylene do not.

Vinyl chloride
Most of the vinyl chloride produced in the United States is used to make a polymer called polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has determined that vinyl chloride is a known carcinogen.

Gulf Coast Communities Praise EPA Plan to Limit PVC Plant Pollution
Court settlement reached, agency to limit emissions of cancer-causing toxins starting in July 2011
Nov. 5, 2009
Louisiana is home to six of the nation’s 24 plants manufacturing polyvinyl chloride, commonly known as PVC or vinyl. Six more plants are located in Texas. The remaining plants are found in New Jersey, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama, Michigan and Oklahoma.

Koch Industries
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Koch Industries, Inc., is an American private energy conglomerate based in Wichita, Kansas. From 1999 to 2003, Koch Industries was assessed “more than $400 million in fines, penalties and judgments.” In 2010, Koch Industries was ranked 10th on the list of top US corporate air polluters, the “Toxic 100 Air Polluters,” by the Political Economic Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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