UN hails end of leaded petrol as 'huge milestone for global health and our environment'

Michael Holder
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Lead has been in use as a petrol additive since 1922 | iStock
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Lead has been in use as a petrol additive since 1922 | iStock

Toxic petrol additive has now officially been removed from sale in every country around the world following a near-two decades-long campaign

Leaded petrol is no longer officially being sold or used anywhere in the world, in a move hailed by the UN as "a huge milestone for global health and out environment" and an exemplar of successful multilateral...

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