Lead and Local Airports

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Aviation gasoline (used primarily in piston engine aircraft) is a source of lead.  

AvGas emissions end up on the ground.

Here's the News

June 8, 2024. FAA official met with Cleveland  Mayor Justin Bibb to discuss Burke Lakefront Airport closure "Bibb’s forthcoming announcement about the future of the airport comes as his administration is eyeing a major redevelopment of the downtown lakefront that includes a possible renovation of Browns Stadium. City and county leaders are also pursuing federal and state money to build a land bridge over the Shoreway, from the Mall next to City Hall to North Coast Harbor."  

Here's the research

Jan. 11, 2023, US News and World Report, Kids Living Near Airports Face Lead Poisoning Dangers