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Making LCDs requires heavy metals such as mercury, cadmium, chromium, zinc and copper, said Peter Adriaens, professor of environmental engineering at the University of Michigan.
Almost all of the drinking water systems across the U.S. contains carcinogens, such as hexavalent chromium and nitrates, according to a 2017 Environmental Working Group (EWG) report that analyzed the quality of U.S. drinking water in all 50 states.
The contamination left behind, such as excess lead, selenium and chromium, remain long after the miners' final paychecks.
Hexavalent chromium: A cancer-causing heavy metal, found at levels above state and national averages.
Arif and his family made money in the chromium business after the fall of communism, and had interests in hotels and construction in Turkey.
Hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6, can result from industrial processes such as metal plating, steel and pulp mills, but can also occur naturally.
In the typical South Florida home, your water may contain potentially harmful chemicals, such as hexavalent chromium, chlorate and Radium-226.
The burning waste is rich in lead, mercury, chromium and compounds like nitroglycerin and perchlorate, all known health hazards.
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