Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Bloomington, Burnsville, Golden Valley, White Bear Lake and Maple Grove have all filed identical suits against the companies they claim should pay for the costly cleanup of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) that have polluted numerous storm water ponds and waterways in the southwestern suburbs.
The refined coal tar products, made from raw or crude coal tar, contain between 15 and 30 percent PAHs by weight. According to the US Geological S
A group of Minnesota cities is suing several large chemical refiners over the contamination of hundreds of ponds caused by coal tar sealant sprayed on parking lots, driveways and playgrounds. BURNSVILLE, Minn. (Iris Perez, FOX 9, 1/02/2019)
A lawsuit filed by seven Minnesota suburbs alleges seven manufacturers knowingly contributed to the contamination of hundreds, if not thousands, of state stormwater ponds by way of coal tar. Coal tar, a common pavement sealant, contains h
Like many of your peers, you may be seeing your pavement maintenance budget shrink. While Coal Tar might look budget friendly, increasing studies lay solid scientific proof to decades of speculation that the chemicals in Coal Tar Sealants are toxic and even deadly to the surrounding environment.
Linked to tumors and death in fish and cancers in humans, ongoing research now shows that extremely high levels of PAHs (toxins) are released in the air as the Sealant is applied an