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Air Pollution From Grilled Burgers Worse Than Trucks
CBS Local ^ | September 18, 2012

Posted on 09/19/2012 3:34:48 PM PDT by twistedwrench

A UC Riverside study found that commercially cooked hamburgers cause more air pollution than diesel trucks.

The study, which focused on commercial charbroilers found in burger restaurants, said the equipment generates grease, smoke, water vapors and combustion products, which emit a large amount of particulate matter into the air.

(Excerpt) Read more at losangeles.cbslocal.com ...


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They have not factored in the whole carbon footprint of the the burger. They forgot the cheese. Cheese is dairy, from COWS!!!! Cow farts are a known threat to the planet. Geez, These reaserchers are slipping
1 posted on 09/19/2012 3:34:50 PM PDT by twistedwrench
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To: twistedwrench

But it smells a whole lot better than a diesel truck.


2 posted on 09/19/2012 3:36:46 PM PDT by henkster (With Carter, the embassy staff was still alive.)
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fart catcher
3 posted on 09/19/2012 3:36:58 PM PDT by twistedwrench
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To: twistedwrench

Here we go. Outlaw the burger chains for our own good. Imbeciles.


4 posted on 09/19/2012 3:37:54 PM PDT by youngidiot (The name's Bond. James Bond. James Bond Jovi.)
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To: twistedwrench

Ok lets shut down all McDonalds, etc. No sense in providing an income to anyone. Lets all go broke.


5 posted on 09/19/2012 3:38:09 PM PDT by Hang'emAll (Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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To: twistedwrench

That’s it. We need a new law outlawing burgers. But since this law won’t have much of a chance of passing, Obama will direct the EPA to issue an administrative directive outlawing, not only burgers, but also pastrami sandwiches.


6 posted on 09/19/2012 3:38:46 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: twistedwrench
I'd rather stand downwind of a burger joint than a diesel bus, and enjoy the smell wafting fragrance.
7 posted on 09/19/2012 3:39:02 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Liberals, democrats & unions - and all leftist scum - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: twistedwrench

Surprised they didn’t target Chick-fil-A specifically.


8 posted on 09/19/2012 3:39:13 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: twistedwrench
And they forgot the “Equal to Smoking 2 Packs of cigarettes a day” analogy.
9 posted on 09/19/2012 3:39:16 PM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: twistedwrench

I knew that already - that’s why I don’t grill my trucks.


10 posted on 09/19/2012 3:39:35 PM PDT by Alex Murphy (Living rent-free inside the heads of FRoman Catholics since 2006)
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To: twistedwrench

Great, now I’m gonna have to find a flamethrower and grill a whole herd of cattle.


11 posted on 09/19/2012 3:39:43 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: youngidiot

Moochelle Obama is probably working on this already ... if Nanny Bloomberg hasn’t already beat her to it.


12 posted on 09/19/2012 3:39:57 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: twistedwrench

Is there anything that normal humans (i.e. the ones who don’t have their heads up their butts) do that doesn’t “damage the planet”?

Why do we have food stamps if people eating destroys the planet? Seems to me that it would best if we starved the people who can’t work for their food.


13 posted on 09/19/2012 3:40:04 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: twistedwrench

Caption that horse through the pen bars:

“I’m sure glad I’m not a cow and have that tube stuck-up my butt!”


14 posted on 09/19/2012 3:40:52 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Liberals, democrats & unions - and all leftist scum - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: twistedwrench
Yup, how awesome; doubling down on the poor old Bos taurus via its meat, milk products and flatulence. The lies about CH4 aren’t as prevalent as the lies about CO2, but they are just as false.
15 posted on 09/19/2012 3:41:28 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: twistedwrench

Hey, who is that? Dr. Cowvorkian?


16 posted on 09/19/2012 3:41:47 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: twistedwrench
Are Coca-Cola and Pepsi big libtard supporters?

I am amazed they are allowed to actual PURPOSELY PUT GREENHOUSE GAS INTO THEIR BEVERAGES!!!

How long we Big Cola be allowed to get away with this?

Carbonated Beverages account for over 42% of all the CO2 released in the atmosphere yearly, and over 300,000 metric tonnes per day. An estimated 50,000 deaths per year are directly related to that.

My statistics are 100% as accurate as the ‘hockey stick’ data graph, in that I made them up just now, but I ‘believe’ they are correct too.

17 posted on 09/19/2012 3:42:18 PM PDT by Mr. K (Washington is where good ideas go to die- Ronald Reagan)
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To: twistedwrench
A UC Riverside study found that commercially cooked hamburgers cause more air pollution than diesel trucks.

Apparently someone feels that the burger industry isn't paying their "fair share".

18 posted on 09/19/2012 3:42:22 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: twistedwrench

Let me tell you about chili dogs, whew!


19 posted on 09/19/2012 3:43:41 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Hopey changey Low emission unicorns and a crap sandwich)
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To: Bryanw92
Why do we have food stamps if people eating destroys the planet? Seems to me that it would best if we starved the people who can’t work for their food.

Somewhere, right now, is cabal of ultra-wealthy folks saying, "Yeah! We want the whole damn place (planet) for ourselves!"

20 posted on 09/19/2012 3:44:52 PM PDT by stboz
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To: Mr. K
Carbonated Beverages account for over 42% of all the CO2 released in the atmosphere yearly, and over 300,000 metric tonnes per day. An estimated 50,000 deaths per year are directly related to that.

This human generated CO2 destroying the planet is a bunch of BS just to transfer wealth anyway.

The day will come when individuals will have to pay a breathing tax.

21 posted on 09/19/2012 3:45:24 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: twistedwrench
He did what? Plunged it in up to his elbow!

My word man ~ what a thing to do to a cow.

22 posted on 09/19/2012 3:45:24 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: twistedwrench

When they outlaw burgers only outlaws will have burgers. You can put me in that group.


23 posted on 09/19/2012 3:46:38 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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To: twistedwrench

You can have my burger spatula when you pry it from my cold, dead, beer stained fingers.


24 posted on 09/19/2012 3:48:40 PM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: youngidiot

Did anybody think these asshats would stop at outlawing smoking in bars?


25 posted on 09/19/2012 3:49:19 PM PDT by Freedom4US
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To: henkster
But it smells a whole lot better than a diesel truck.

The smell is one thing but have you ever tried eating a diesel truck?

26 posted on 09/19/2012 3:52:35 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: twistedwrench

Paging Nanny Bloomberg.


27 posted on 09/19/2012 3:53:51 PM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: twistedwrench
Today they come for Mickey D's and BK - tomorrow they come for our backyard grills!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

28 posted on 09/19/2012 3:54:25 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: twistedwrench

Three more meals and that cow is going to lift off !


29 posted on 09/19/2012 3:54:36 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: twistedwrench

Now I have the urge to eat a cheeseburger while driving a Kenworth.


30 posted on 09/19/2012 3:55:33 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: twistedwrench

I’ll have bacon and cheese on mine, thanks.


31 posted on 09/19/2012 3:56:48 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: twistedwrench

Burning corn for fuel is the biggest waste of money in the history of the world.

Lisa Jackson at the EPA gets all wet thinking about Ethanol.


32 posted on 09/19/2012 3:57:00 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: NewHampshireDuo

A Big Mack can be tasty.


33 posted on 09/19/2012 3:58:05 PM PDT by digger48
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To: twistedwrench

Ok, so how does a burial by cremation compare with a diesel truck and a burger? I’ll bet a burn’t human creates even more pollution than a grilled burger.

OTOH I would say the burger would be the better choice if you were hungry, while the diesel truck would be the better choice if you needed to go somewhere. Both options are probably preferrable to cremation.


34 posted on 09/19/2012 3:59:31 PM PDT by paint_your_wagon
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To: twistedwrench; All

Hey, I know we can combine Michelle’s health food initiative with our global warming program... we’ll get some scientific stooges to announce that cooking meat produces greenhouse gases!

Eat soylent green! It’s great for the polar bears and...well kind of okay for you


35 posted on 09/19/2012 4:00:57 PM PDT by Tuanedge
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To: twistedwrench

Does college research that burns thru federal grant money count as air pollution?


36 posted on 09/19/2012 4:03:08 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: paint_your_wagon

“Both options are probably preferrable to cremation.”

Especially if you’re still alive...


37 posted on 09/19/2012 4:04:35 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: twistedwrench
Might as well kill two birds with one stone....

Manifold Destiny: The One! The Only! Guide to Cooking on Your Car Engine!

38 posted on 09/19/2012 4:08:22 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Our only Hope is Obama's Change.........of Address!!!!)
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To: tet68; twistedwrench
Naa, its just Al Gore and his latest invention.
39 posted on 09/19/2012 4:08:39 PM PDT by DarkWaters ("Deception is a state of mind --- and the mind of the state" --- James Jesus Angleton)
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To: Freedom4US
Not here, and about the only time they will stop making laws is when they completely outlaw living, and even then they probably won't stop.
40 posted on 09/19/2012 4:12:30 PM PDT by DarkWaters ("Deception is a state of mind --- and the mind of the state" --- James Jesus Angleton)
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To: twistedwrench
Home grilling is much worse than commercial grilling....the smell of burning rubber and hair!...it's just impossible to enjoy the diesel fumes from the local Truck-O-Burgers joint.
41 posted on 09/19/2012 4:13:28 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: twistedwrench
said the equipment generates grease, smoke, water vapors and combustion products, which emit a large amount of particulate matter into the air.

Can we run our cars off of it ?

42 posted on 09/19/2012 4:15:34 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: Signalman

Obama will direct the EPA to issue an administrative directive outlawing, not only burgers, but also pastrami sandwiches.

HEY, not my pastrami.


43 posted on 09/19/2012 4:17:13 PM PDT by AirForce-TechSgt ("The American Indians found out what happens when you don't control immigration.")
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To: Stormdog

“Both options are probably preferrable to cremation.”

Especially if you’re still alive...

Well it’s all speculation. We can never be sure without a governmant funded study.


44 posted on 09/19/2012 4:21:02 PM PDT by paint_your_wagon
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To: twistedwrench

Wait until they study what’s emitted from the common pine tree... There’s a reason large pine forests can look smoggy when the air is still for awhile...


45 posted on 09/19/2012 4:23:04 PM PDT by DB
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To: carriage_hill

Our next door neighbor drives a school bus. Guess what odor comes into my bedroom at 7 am?


46 posted on 09/19/2012 4:24:46 PM PDT by madison10
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To: MissMagnolia
if Nanny Bloomberg hasn’t already beat her to it.

IMNSHO boomberg would have a tough time beating his own meat.

47 posted on 09/19/2012 4:27:30 PM PDT by dearolddad
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To: dearolddad

LOL!


48 posted on 09/19/2012 4:30:17 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: madison10

Quick, sheets of plastic and duct tape! Yuk!


49 posted on 09/19/2012 4:31:14 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Liberals, democrats & unions - and all leftist scum - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: tet68

LOL!


50 posted on 09/19/2012 4:35:14 PM PDT by twistedwrench
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