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Alarming Levels of Lead in Water and Soil From Buried Cables

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

toxic lead cables

Story at-a-glance

  • A Wall Street Journal (WSJ) investigation revealed a network of lead-covered cables across the U.S. leaching the heavy metal into the soil and water and raising lead levels well above EPA standards; roughly 330 are in a "source water protection area" designated for drinking water


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