22 Jul '11, 12pm

Fish Bones to the Rescue: Community leaders in Oakland, Calif., have started to reduce lead contamination in bac...

Jim Wilson/The New York Times Maggie O’Donnell, president of SFS Chemical Safety, of Emeryville, Calif., sifting some bone meal her company is using to neutralize lead contamination in a West Oakland neighborhood. The over-the-transom response to my article in Thursday’s paper on the use of fish bones to neutralize toxic lead in residential yards was swift, and worthy of response here. To recap the article, Environmental Protection Agency officials and contractors, working with community leaders in Oakland, Calif., have started to reduce lead contamination in backyards in the city’s South Prescott neighborhood by roto-tilling the soil with a paste of fishbone meal. The idea is to make dissolved lead molecules bond with another chemical, producing a substance that cannot be absorbed by the human body. Lead is one of the most prevalent contaminants in the country, particular...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/22/fish-bones-to-t...

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