In India, a Toxic Harvest of Recycled Electronics

By Sean Gallagher - 2014-04-16T14:48:43Z

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Long-Term Effects

Children are particularly susceptible to exposure to toxic metals, but the long-term effects of this are still to be seen in this community and many others like it across the country. Likewise, the impact of the slow accumulation of toxins in the water and soil, released during the recycling process, is yet to be seen.

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