Coffee With Jeff #135: The Story of Leaded Gasoline

29 mins - Published Sun, Sep 17, 2017 by Jeff Kelley

Back in the early days of gasoline-powered automobiles, engines had a problem with knocking. The answer – or so the oil companies thought – was to mix highly toxic lead into the gas! This poison came out through the exhaust and into the air, the very same air that kids breathe … And this went on for over 60 years!

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