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Frequently Asked Questions: Tacoma Smelter Plume

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14-09-085September 2014
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Author(s) Hannah Aoyagi
Description Buying and selling real estate in the Tacoma Smelter Plume. The Tacoma Smelter Plume is a 1,000-square-mile area contaminated with arsenic and lead from the former Asarco smelter. This fact sheet explains the risks of arsenic and lead and how it impacts real estate transactions.
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Keywords real estate, Tacoma smelter plume, arsenic
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