Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 13:02:51 -0400
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From: Ray Mainer <rmainer**At_Symbol_Here**GMAVT.NET>
Subject: Chemistry at home

Most homes already contain many hazardous chemicals: Oven cleaner, drain 
cleaner, bleach, ammonia solution, pesticides, gasoline, lead (solder or 
paint), propane, natural gas, alcohols, paints, and who knows what 
else.  I can't believe your insurance company is going to get excited 
over small amounts dilute solutions of mildly hazardous chemicals when I 
have a car with 20 gallons of highly flammable hydrocarbons in my 
garage.  How many of us had chemistry sets when we were young?

Our local solid waste district will take small amounts of hazardous 
waste from home owners for free.

Ray Mainer

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