Lead lurking in your soil? New Chicago project maps distribution

Lead haunts old homes in chipping paint and pipes, but it also lurks outside, in soil. It’s the stuff of mud pies and garden plots, crumbling from boot treads to join household dust in forgotten corners. It’s easily overlooked, but soil can be an important source of lead where children live and play. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/01/220125112616.htm