Third World Tragedy

February 2009
Pollution Engineering;Feb2009, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p10
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The article reports on the increasing number of mortality rates in Thiaroye Sur Mer, Senegal due to lead poison affecting humans in animals. It states that local blacksmiths were splitting open old batteries with hatches and snatches the lead from the burning acid that ran onto the ground, thus contaminating the soil and affecting the health of the locals as well as that of animals.


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