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Kitchens Can Produce Hazardous Levels of Indoor Pollutants

Scientist Brett Singer is a vegetarian. So why has he been frying up hamburgers? Singer and his team of Berkeley Lab indoor air researchers have found hazardous levels of nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide in a surprisingly large portion of California home kitchens. What’s more, their studies have shown that the most common device for mitigating this indoor air problem—range hoods—vary widely in performance. More>

Go here for a New York Times story on this research, and here to view the new Indoor Air Quality website.

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