This is a sad sight to see anywhere but it’s especially bad right next to a hospital, a home for elderly, residents’ homes and doctors’ offices. It’s also unnecessary. Some of the more responsible operators use emission control devices on their rigs. to prevent the diesel emissions.
The neighbors might be interested in this study:
How Diesel Exhaust Grows Cancer
A link has been found between diesel fumes and cancer and it lies in the ability of diesel exhaust to grow new blood vessels supplying solid tumors.
The new research, forthcoming in Toxicology Letters, found that more new blood vessels sprouted in mice exposed to diesel exhaust than in mice exposed to clean filtered air. The growth occurred in both healthy and diseased animals—meaning that even healthy bodies are susceptible to the damaging effects of diesel
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