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toxic

adjective damaging, deadly, deleterious, fatal, festering, harmful, injurious, insalubrious, lethal, malign, noxious, pestilent, pernicious, poisonous, purulent, risky, unsafe, venomous, virulent
Associated concepts: toxic chemicals, toxic dementia, toxic ingredients, toxic psychosis, toxic torts
See also: deadly, deleterious, detrimental, fatal, harmful, insalubrious, lethal, malignant, noxious, peccant, pernicious, pestilent, virulent
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Nearly all are toxic to fish, and half can poison birds.
AQMD officials said the numbers represent a wakeup call about the long-term health risks of air pollution, but they stressed that cancer-causing air toxics are on the decline.
The TSFP is a spin-off of our flagship program which aims to continue the school awareness program by extending toxics discussion to numerous substances that are found on schools, homes, and community," she added.
4 million pounds of toxic pollution into the Delaware River.
This is the most detailed toxic site map ever made publicly available for New York City," said Walter Hang, Toxics Targeting's president.
When voters approved the Toxics Right to Know law in 1996, it was aimed squarely at large manufacturers.
At a public meeting to discuss cleanup operations at the Simi Hills facility, Gerard Abrams, project manager for the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, said Thursday night that the highest concentrations of dioxins were found in the old burn pits and wastewater ponds that drain into Bell and Dayton Canyon creeks.
Since the beginning of the program, there have been steady declines in toxic chemicals released in the U.
By linking industrial release data from the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) to environmental fate models and estimates of human exposure, health threats within and between cells can be ranked and compared by the model.
The Cluster Rule includes prescribed procedures and levels to determine what is safe or toxic.
Intel supporters say the Silicon Valley firm has been a responsible corporate citizen and a model for other industries, but the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition remains unconvinced.