Toxic dry-cleaning chemical PERC is Canada's top eco-villain

According to the Globe and Mail, the federal government's No. 1 hunting ground for environmental offenders isn't deep in the mists of the boreal forest - it's in the back rooms of Canada's neighbourhood dry cleaners.

The pursuit of violations linked to a toxic chemical commonly used in dry-cleaning machines now makes up nearly a quarter of all inspections by Environment Canada enforcement officers.

In just a few years, the number of inspections to sniff out offences related to handling perchloroethylene - sometimes called tetrachloroethylene or PERC - has more than doubled.

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