Aviation gas poses lead risk!

Interesting…….I thought the issue of lead poisoning in high income economies of the world is now a thing of the past. I read this morning that due to the presence of lead in aviation fuel, new research has shown that thousands who resides within 1 kilometre of an airport have increase risk of lead poisoning. Does it mean that international policy banning use of lead in fuel (for economic gains) doesn’t cover the aviation industries? Read more here………

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One thought on “Aviation gas poses lead risk!

  1. Jalal, very interesting indeed. I equally thot the issue of Lead poisoning (at least in this 21st century) is rather confined to the low-income economies. This is a clear indication that we in the developing economies have a long, long, long way to go!

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