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After the Oklahoma City bombing, first responders kept their eyes peeled for vehicles that could be used as bombs, or people who were purchasing large amounts of ammonia nitrate and fertilizer, which can be used to make explosives.
The zinc, manganese and lead compounds are often products of mining, while nitrate is a common byproduct from fertilizers and agriculture and sulfuric acid from manufacturing.
On Tuesday, the Environmental Working Group released a report detailing the presence of nitrate in drinking water in farming communities in California, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Kansas.
With a green light from Gordon and Ridge, Morrison began digging through nitrate holdings at the Library of Congress, George Eastman House, Museum of Modern Art, and the University of South Carolina.
Responding to concerns from community members, the Department of Health spent part of its investigation looking into whether nitrates in drinking water played a role in the birth defect cluster.
Most striking for Morrison was the last ten minutes, when Delpeut relaxes his standards and includes damaged footage in which the chemical emulsion has dried up and begun to peel away from the nitrate strip.
A month ago, another Wienermobile went through a 2-mile one-way tunnel into one of the most remote towns in America, in Whittier, Alaska, braving snow and ice to deliver Oscar Mayer’s new hot dog (nitrate free) to the residents there.
Eventually, all of Takata’s ammonium-nitrate inflators may need to be recalled.
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