Issue Date: February 5, 2018
Minneapolis goes perchloroethylene-free
The City of Minneapolis says the last clothing dry cleaner in town to use perchloroethylene has switched to safer hydrocarbon solvents. The distinction makes it the first “perc-free” city in the nation, the city claims. A city-sponsored cost-sharing program helped dry cleaners make the switch from perchloroethylene, considered a likely carcinogen.
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