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These Companies Created a Lead Paint Crisis - and Refuse to Clean It Up


Health & Wellness  (tags: heavy metals, toxins, corporate responsibility )

Freya
- 201 days ago - motherjones.com
In the 1800s, manufacturers started adding lead pigment to their paint to help it dry faster and last longer. But by the middle of the 20th century, research had established the element's serious health effects on humans.



   

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Colleen L (3)
Monday March 5, 2018, 6:55 pm
They should have to pay to clean it up. Thanks Freya
 

Wilde Thange (10)
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 1:23 pm
Which is why corporations should be taxed and then the government can do cleanups without spending all of the time on expensive lawsuit over who it responsible or whose insurance company is responsible. It also the reason for regulation of impacts to our environment before hand but when that doesn't work society shares in cleaning up what it has profited on rather than years in court funding lawyers.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Wednesday March 7, 2018, 2:41 am
Shared article over social media to raise and spread awareness.
 

S J (130)
Wednesday March 7, 2018, 5:40 am
Get them pay, meows Freya
 

Ian Crory (31)
Friday March 9, 2018, 8:28 am
wow
 
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