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World Health Organization Classifies Diesel Exhaust a Human Carcinogen

Posted Jun 29 2012 10:09pm
On June 12, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization, classified diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans (a group 1 carcinogen Exit Disclaimer). The decision was based on an IARC working group’s opinion that the body of evidence supports an association between diesel exhaust exposure and an increased risk of lung cancer.
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