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Environmental Pollutant May Be More Hazardous Than Previously Thought

News   Jun 08, 2020 | Original story from Johns Hopkins Medicine.

 
Environmental Pollutant May Be More Hazardous Than Previously Thought

Perchlorate, a chemical compound used in rocket fuels (such as the Space Shuttle’s solid propellant seen here during the program’s final launch in 2011) and other materials, may be a more hazardous pollutant than previously thought. Credit: M.E. Newman, Johns Hopkins Medicine, using NASA and public domain images.

 
 
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