Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 30, 1999
Backyard burning identified as potential major source of dioxins
A family of four burning trash in a barrel in their backyard can potentially put as much dioxin and furan into the air as a well-controlled municipal waste incinerator serving tens of thousands of households, according to a new study in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to