Residual lead from paint and industry remains present in and around enough homes to make chronic, low-level poisoning an ongoing concern.
Despite knowledge of the toxicity of lead, gasoline refiners added lead compounds to gasoline beginning in the 1920s, launching an era of massive low-grade lead poisoning.
by Lindsay Lazarski
In this video, we take a step back in time to look at the history of lead — how it was used, how it was banned in certain items, efforts to keep the industry strong, and how it is still used today.
SOURCE: Huffington Post
by David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz
Lead poisoning must come to an end -- at least in San Francisco.
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