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Manufacturing Expert Explains Foxconn Environmental Impact

Clip: Season 1600 Episode 1606 | 6m 40s

Weighing in on the environmental impacts of Foxconn is heavy metals expert Peter Adriaens from the University of Michigan. He talks about the potential dangers of manufacturing with the heavy metals necessary for LCD screens, a type of manufacturing uncommon in the state. Adriaens says many of the specific metals used are bioaccumulative and may stay in organisms for the rest of their lives.

Aired: 08/11/17

Rating: TV-G

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