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Contact: Michael Woods
American Chemical Society

Oil Boiler

Caption: Residential oil boilers, such as the one shown above, are used frequently to heat homes in New England. A recent study suggests more attention should be paid to their emissions, which could cause asthma and other health problems.

Credit: Courtesy of Roger McDonald, Brookhaven National Laboratory

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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 5, 2008

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