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Contamination, USA

19 Apr

The problem with weak environmental regulation is that yesterday’s pollution is today’s contamination.

The long-gone lead smelters in Buffalo and Niagara Falls are still poisoning people, to this day. This is an important report from USA Today and Gannett stations like WGRZ, and should hopefully open up a national conversation about remediating contaminated properties such as these. USA Today’s interactive feature is here