The EPA is worried about fireworks, according to a recent National Geographic article. This time, the concerns are not about the potential personal injuries from the fireworks themselves, such as burn injuries. This time, it’s the toxic chemical that provides the oxygen needed to burn the fuel – perchlorate. The fear is that it can seep into drinking water and hinder thyroid production.
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To read more about the EPA fireworks concern.