Is your soil leaded? (Building a house, part 3)

One of the many things I’d never considered before building a house: lead contamination in soil.

Thanks to Flint, Michigan, everyone knows the problems of lead in water. Though less publicized, lead in soil also has health and safety concerns.

One potential solution to lead pollution in soil —

70+ years of lead paint and gasoline use has contaminated all soil near buildings and roadways — which is a lot of…



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Todd Medema

Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design to make the planet a better place. Pittsburgh, PA.