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Diesel Fumes Cause Cancer

Posted Jun 14 2012 6:00pm

Boy, it’s always something!

I know I certainly hate smelling any gas or chemical fumes, and diesel is right up there.

But, Tuesday the World Health Organization ‘s cancer agency declared a ruling that said it could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke.

“The risk of getting cancer from diesel fumes is small, but since so many people breathe in the fumes in some way, the science panel said raising the status of diesel exhaust to carcinogen from “probable carcinogen” was an important shift.”

Here’s the full article. CLICK.

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