Your Own Personal Brownfield?

Scientists have begun measuring pollutants in our bodies and the results sound like a chemical clean-up site.
January 2, 2004, 10am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Now, in a process called biomonitoring, scientists are sampling urine, blood and mother's milk to catalogue the pollutants accumulating in humans. They call the results 'body burden.'... Davis Baltz shops for organic food and otherwise tries to live as healthy as he can. So he was shocked to learn that the pollutants collecting inside his body sounded much like a Superfund cleanup site: pesticides, flame retardants and other nasty, man-made chemicals turned up in a recent test."

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Published on Thursday, January 1, 2004 in Associated Press
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