Benzene is released during the recycling of asphalt, old asphalt is ground in a drum and benzene is released at too high temperatures. According to professor of environmental chemistry and toxicologist Jacob de Boer, benzene is a substance of concern that can lead to cancer. It's about the dose. Read the entire article "in Dutch" here.
To high emissions of benzene from asphalt factory
19 October 2021
High benzene emissions are above the norm.