Lead http://nhpr.org en Ghost Factories http://nhpr.org/post/ghost-factories <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p></p><p><strong><u>Dear EarthTalk</u></strong><strong>: What are “ghost factories?”&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><em>-- Philip Walker, Hartford, CT</em></p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:04:00 +0000 32138 at http://nhpr.org Ghost Factories Lead: The Criminal Element http://nhpr.org/post/lead-criminal-element <P>Boing Boing Science Editor <STRONG>Maggie Koerth-Baker</STRONG> has <A href="http://boingboing.net/2013/01/03/leaded-gasoline-and-the-20th-c.html">tracked trending scientific evidence</A> that suggests leaded gasoline was the primary catalyst for national fluctuations violent crime, IQ, and ADHD.</P> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:33:15 +0000 Virginia Prescott 20171 at http://nhpr.org Lead Sinkers Bill Heads to the House http://nhpr.org/post/lead-sinkers-bill-heads-house <p>For some Granite&nbsp;Staters the loon represents the state in a very emotional way, and&nbsp;supporters of the bird were out in force on Tuesday, defending <a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2012/SB0224.pdf">a bill </a>that would ban lead fishing gear. The&nbsp;bill was being heard by the House Fish and Game Committee, and&nbsp;attendees over-flowed&nbsp;out the door of a double capacity hearing room.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:37:15 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 3531 at http://nhpr.org Lead Sinkers Bill Heads to the House