The regular racket of propeller planes flying in and out of Santa Monica Airport is troublesome enough for many in the local community. Schools, playgrounds and culs-de-sac flank all sides of the runway, with some homes as close as 200 hundred feet away. But residents here, and near the almost 20,000 other general-aviation airports around the country, are now catching wind of a potentially more insidious problem posed by low-flying planes: toxic lead.
“I was shocked to find out that they still use lead in the gasoline for those …read more
Source: Huffington Post Green