New study finds surprisingly high contribution from paints, pesticides, perfumes as vehicle emissions drop — ScienceDaily

Chemical products that contain compounds refined from petroleum, like household cleaners, pesticides, paints and perfumes, now rival motor vehicle emissions as the top source of urban air pollution, according to a surprising NOAA-led study. People use a lot more fuel than they do petroleum-based compounds in chemical products — about 15 times more by weight, […]