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Lead Contamination

Lead Contamination 

Price: $41.27
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ISBN: 978-1-68282-671-3
Format: Hardcover
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Author: Peggy J. Parks
Publication Date: 2020
Number of Pages: 80
Dewey Code: 615.9/25688
Lexile: 1000 to 1400
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 6-12

Lead contamination got a massive amount of publicity after the 20142015 water crisis in Flint, Michigan because the lead-tainted water was poisoning children. Since then, there is much more awareness of what a dangerous metal lead is, and many experts consider lead contamination a public health crisis. Sources of lead contamination are covered, as is how dangerous it is to human health, how serious the problem is, and what is being done about it.