A recent study by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development found that over half of US construction projects in 2016 used concrete that had “low levels of corrosion resistance” or was “likely to degrade in the environment.”
In other words, it’s just not that hard to get that concrete cleaned up.
But what does this mean for you?
Concrete isn’t the only ingredient that can cause the corrosion problem.
The chemical elements in concrete, concrete mixing and concrete construction are also all known carcinogens.
For example, the toxic compounds called benzene and formaldehyde can be found in many concrete mixing materials, including concrete.
And many cement manufacturers have a history of using chemicals that are also known to cause cancer.
In fact, the US Environmental Protection Agency has identified nearly 100 concrete additives that have been linked to cancers, including 2,000 benzene compounds, and another 9,000 formaldehyde compounds.
And there’s a whole bunch more that are still under investigation.
But that’s not all.
There are also other substances that can lead to the same problem, including PCBs, cadmium and arsenic, according to the EPA.
These chemicals are used in many types of concrete and can also make their way into the air and water.
The EPA estimates that the contamination of these materials can lead “to health risks to people who live near them.”
And the US government has been putting a lot of pressure on companies like ConcreteWorks to clean up their act.
The US Department.
Development has put together a new website and website FAQ that helps explain some of the chemicals that can harm the health of the public.
And while some of those chemicals are common household chemicals, the EPA is calling on the public to be vigilant and use the new website to educate themselves.
The FAQ is pretty clear on the risks of the pollutants in concrete: “Concrete is one of the most highly toxic and dangerous substances known to man, and its carcinogenic potential is well documented.”
Here’s how to avoid the problem: Avoid any concrete in your home, especially in the kitchen or bathroom.
If you’re living in a small apartment or a home with no windows, the air in your kitchen is likely to be contaminated with a lot more chemicals than in your apartment.
“This air contains a lot higher concentrations of these chemicals than the air outside, because it’s so saturated with them,” explains Matt Doolittle, a senior chemical and health researcher at the American Chemistry Council, who has studied the air quality in some of America’s biggest cities.
“So if you’re inside your home and you have that air in the house, it will be a lot worse than the inside.
If there’s any concern, clean it up.”
If you live in a large home, Doolitt suggests cleaning up the kitchen and bathrooms, especially after meals.
“If there’s been an open window and you’re not going to be able to open it, that could cause some sort of exposure to contaminants in the air,” he says.
“The kitchen is the most important area of your home.
So if you have a lot going on in there, it would be nice to be proactive about cleaning up.”
The American Chemical Council (ACFC) also has a website about air quality, and it points out that air quality can be a major factor in the risk of cancer.
“Our air quality is a critical part of the American health and well-being,” the organization states on its website.
“In fact, more than 75 percent of American adults and 70 percent of Americans aged 18-64 live in communities that are in the bottom 25 percent of the U.S. air quality ranking.
And in many cases, these communities are exposed to higher levels of contaminants, including lead and mercury, than communities in the top 10 percent of our country.”
There are some things you can do to avoid having your home contaminated with dangerous chemicals: “When cleaning up, always use a low-acid cleaner, like water, and use only distilled water,” says Doolitte.
“For a home where you have lots of wood, you can use a high-acid shampoo and conditioner.”
There is also a good way to get rid of pollutants in your yard: use a mulch system.
“Mulches can be used for a wide variety of applications including mulching trees, grasses and shrubs,” says Dr. John Coughlin, a University of California, Santa Cruz, professor of environmental health sciences and engineering.
“They can also be used to control grasses.
But mulching is especially useful for large plants like trees and grasses that need a lot less water and air than your house, because they’re smaller and less active.”
There’s also some information about the health risks of certain chemicals in concrete on the ACFC website.
The organization warns that concrete that is not treated with appropriate cleaning products can contain harmful substances such as cadmiale