How the Lead Industry Lied to the Public for Decades
The lead industry's trade association encouraged the public to think of lead poisoning as a problem affecting the urban poor as a strategy to stop regulation of their hazardous product, argues historian Gerald Markowitz.
SOURCE: Science Magazine
Lead Pollution in Ancient Ice Cores May Track the Rise and Fall of Medieval Kings
Recently, scientists have identified startling spikes of lead deposited in medieval times in Arctic ice cores and in lake sediments in Europe.
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