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  •  What about lead? Let's ban it too (1+ / 0-)
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    Tigana

    Lead is as toxic as DU  and is used in weapons and shielding, but nobody seems worried about it.  Why is that?

    DU is depleted of fissile material.  But it is a toxic heavy metal, just like lead and mercury are.

    The IPCC predicts average global temperatures to rise enough by 2050 to put 20-30% of all species at risk for extinction.

    by Plan9 on Fri Jun 22, 2007 at 06:22:17 AM PDT

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