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Children exposed to lead poisoning in Greater Jakarta

  • Hans David Tampubolon

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, January 28 2011 | 11:32 am
 Children exposed to lead poisoning in Greater Jakarta

Research conducted in several areas in Greater Jakarta showed that a large number of children suffered from severe lead poisoning.The survey conducted by the Committee for the Phaseout of Leaded Gasoline (KPBB) and the New York-based Blacksmith Institute checked the level of lead in the blood of 400 children who lived in areas with high levels of exposure to lead, including 71 spots used as dump s...


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