|39. In the
US, Federal lead paint removal and inspector licensing has put lead on a par
with asbestos. Every country needs this licensing, and for countries like
Australia where buildings were built for ventilation and have thus
accumulated fine respirable air pollution fallout, ceiling dust removal
contractor licensing is also essential.
|Lead batteries are
not the only use of lead in vehicles. Vehicles contain up to 17 lead products
and sometimes even the battery is not removed prior to recycling the vehicle.