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Re: how much does dock maintenance cost?

FWIW, the older pressure treated wood had high levels of arsenic (Chromated Copper Arsenate). Arsenic is highly poisonous, and chromium is a heavy metal. Its use was effectively discontinued after 2003.

https://www.epa.gov/ingredients-used...tive-chemicals

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