Scrap Tire Playgrounds Lighten Landfills, But Raise Cancer Fears

The fire burned for nine months, billowing toxic black smoke thousands of feet above its Appalachian valley source and across five states. It would take 20 years and $12 million to clean up the remains of the tire heap.
At the time of the 1983 Rhinehart, Virginia, tire fire, about 90…
Scrap Tire Playgrounds Lighten Landfills, But Raise Cancer Fears

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