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  • GateHouse Media Special Report: Do EPA restrictions protect us?

Lead – 1272 (Number of sites the chemical is found at)What it’s used for: Producing batteries, ammunition, metal product and X-ray shields. Once was used commonly in paints and ceramic products.Health effects: Can...
In recent years, the EPA has increasingly relied on use restrictions at Superfund sites to protect human health. These restrictions are meant to protect residents of Superfund sites where a cleanup leaves toxins behind, but they do not always work
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