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California to Tire Makers: Please Remove Harmful Chemicals that Threaten our Aquatic Life and Waterways

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) today put tire manufacturers on notice that California wants them to explore alternatives to using zinc, a toxic chemical that harms aquatic life and burdens waterways. Zinc helps make rubber stronger, but also wears off tire tread and washes into storm drains, streams, rivers and lakes, […]