Montague, Peter
January 2009
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;1/29/2009, Issue 996, p1
In this article the author discusses various strategies by the government for managing toxic wastes in the U.S. Federal agencies allow these wastes to disperse slowly into the natural environment. According to the author, after pollutants disperse into the natural world, they can again enter the food chains where they can have a poisonous effect. The author says that when toxics, such as mercury, are released into the natural world, they will harm and kill animals and people.


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