Sometimes, you look back in time and say "What were people thinking?!" From townspeople executing "witches" to surgeons failing to wash their hands, 20/20 hindsight tells us that human history is full of moments when we really should have known better. Leaded gasoline is a perfect example. Why did we ever think dosing car fuel with a potent neurotoxin was a good idea? In fact, we did it to make cars safer.
Lesser Of Two Evils
A Known Risk
How the Leaded Gas Industry Got Away With It
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Written by Ashley Hamer September 18, 2017
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