Better Regulations Needed As Lead Allegedly Leaching From Phone Cables Across US: Expert

Lead coming from old telephone cables is apparently contaminating the environment across the United States—and that includes our drinking water. According to an investigation by The Wall Street Journal, samples were taken from 300 cable sites—from Oregon to the Bayou Teche in Louisiana. We bring in an environmental expert to explain how this affects us, and whether the regulations currently in place are enough.


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