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Unsafe Lead Levels Found In Santa Ana Soil

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Irvine Weekly‘s Evan Lancaster reports on a new UC Irvine EPA study that has found unsafe lead levels in Santa Ana soil. In his latest piece he details on how a group of UC Irvine students has spotlighted the detection of federally unsafe levels of lead within soil throughout the city, which has now caught the attention of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

“In addition to the discovery of unhealthy amounts of lead in soils, the team was able to correlate that there were higher concentrations of lead in lower-income neighborhoods,” writes Lancaster.

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