Houston residents’ chemical exposure increased post-Hurricane Harvey, study finds — ScienceDaily

Researchers at Oregon State University used silicone wristbands to measure Houston residents’ increased exposure to hazardous chemicals in the wake of Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The wristbands recorded exposures to 162 different chemicals, including pesticides, flame retardants, industrial compounds, phthalates and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Researchers followed up with study participants a year after Harvey to […]