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The EPA Is Hiding Proof That a Widely Used Chemical Causes Leukemia: Report

Don’t it always seem to go, you don’t know what you’ve got ‘till it’s gone. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

NY Magazine

Formaldehyde is one of the most ubiquitous industrial chemicals in the United States. It’s in much of the wooden furniture that Americans sit in, the body wash they clean themselves with — and, for those who live in the vicinity of a major refinery, the air that they breathe.