Lead

tsparks via todaysdocument / posted on 30 August 2013


"Children Play in Yard of Ruston Home, while Tacoma Smelter Stack Showers Area with Arsenic and Lead Residue, 08/1972"

Gene Daniels, photographer. From the EPA’s DOCUMERICA Series

"Children Play in Yard of Ruston Home, while Tacoma Smelter Stack Showers Area with Arsenic and Lead Residue, 08/1972"

Gene Daniels, photographer. From the EPA’s DOCUMERICA Series

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TAGS: Tacoma Asarco Arsenic Lead 1970's

motherjones.com / posted on 5 January 2013

America's Real Criminal Element: Lead

New research finds Pb is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing. —By Kevin Drum

Via: Mother Jones

Gasoline lead may explain as much as 90 percent of the rise and fall of violent crime over the past half century.


TAGS: Lead Crime