Season 15, Episode 17 Lead

First Aired: June 16, 2008

Lead is the subject. Included: the mining and refining of the toxic metal; the manufacture of a battery from pure lead. Also: a look at a team devoted to the safe removal of harmful lead products from homes and businesses; and the use of lead in the making of crystal.

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