When people talk about environmental harm, it’s natural to think of global warming, nuclear accidents, contaminants polluting our oceans and local waterways, and oil spills. But there is another great danger that is lurking much closer to home than many people realize. In fact, for some people, it’s lurking in their homes. It’s plastic pipes that carry drinking water in and wastewater out. More commonly called PVC, these pipes are made of dangerous chemicals that have harmful effects on human bodies.
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