Reactions Science Videos | July 30, 2019
When wildfires break out on hot, windy days, they pose a serious threat to people and the environment. This week on Reactions, learn how firefighters are using fertilizer to keep dangerous blazes at bay.
Concerns about the chemicals used to fight wildfires
Toxic chemicals after wildfire
What are they dumping on wildfires?
Pesticides and wildfire suppression chemicals
Retardants in fire suppression
Class A foams
Red slurry toxicity
Controversy over fire retardants
Fire retardant changes
Battling wildfires from the sky
Green Science Policy Institute report on flame retardants
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