Friday, April 23, 2021
#IfYouReadOneThingToday - On lead poisoning
Then you read a story like this, from a lead battery smelter in Tampa, Florida, and you realize it happens closer to home than we might imagine. With less oversight than these poor employees and their families deserve.
It's a jarring read. But a necessary one.
Hundreds of workers at a Tampa lead smelter have been exposed to dangerous levels of the neurotoxin.
The consequences have been profound.
By Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington, Eli Murray
Tampa Bay Times