A new population study identifies a relationship between children being exposed to lead air pollution and the heightened chance they will engage in aggressive criminal behavior years later. Lead is no longer commonly used in Australian petrol, but in air pollution hotspots such as Port Pirie and Mount Isa, people remain concerned about the large amounts of lead particles drifting through the air. “Panorama of Mount Isa”, by Tennis expert, 7 July 2006, licensed Creative Commons

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