The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says diesel emissions from large trucks and other sources probably cause lung cancer. The EPA says studies show the effects of exposure on animals and occupational exposure on humans can pose a cancer risk. "Overall, the evidence for a potential cancer hazard to humans resulting from chronic inhalation exposure to diesel emissions is persuasive," says the EPA’s report on the risks of diesel emission exposure. The 651-page report is seen as a ...

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