‘America’s real criminal element’

1960s image of automobiles and air pollutionThere’s an interesting story in the latest Mother Jones about research linking lead exposure and violent crime rates. “Fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing,” the subheadline says. We’ve previously looked at one CFAES scientist’s research on this front: Nick Basta, who’s developed an innovative, low-cost way to treat lead in soils in cities. There’s a video interview with him here (2:14).

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