Fears Of Chemicals Pronounced
Chemophobia is the irrational fear of chemicals. The word itself creates more irrational fear. Chemical fear driving those in Asheville, N.C., to demand compensation for any malady deemed responsible due from perceived ground contamination from “trichloroethylene,” or “TCE”. A mind-numbing fear has usurped many residents within one mile of the CTS site. This does not include the Writer, who lives within sight distance of where CTS used to be. Without the leaves in the winter, the remnants of the deceased CTS Site, now classified as a “RCRA Superfund,” is visible up the hill.