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However other parts of the world are not as lucky as the US, and must make do with ancient, highly polluting diesel engines. Sulphur levels in China, India, and Mexico are more than 30 times higher than in the US, and in poorer countries throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America, sulphur levels can be 300 times higher.

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  • brendle1 on June 16 2012 said:
    At this point, just tell what doesn't cause cancer!

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