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POISONED
    Martha Asencio/ZUMA (bios)
zReportage.com Story of the Week #783: TUESDAY April 20, 2021: POISONED by award winning Tampa Bay Times photographers Martha Asencio Rhine, Dick Shadd, James Borchuck and Yalonda M. James: Hundreds of workers at a Tampa lead smelter have been exposed to dangerous levels of the neurotoxin. Gopher exposed workers for years to levels of lead in the air that were hundreds of times higher than the federal limit. The consequences have been profound. Tampa Bay Times reporters Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington and Eli Murray spent 18 months examining thousands of pages of regulatory reports and company documents, including data tracking the amount of lead in the air and in workers' blood. OSHA The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is supposed to ensure that companies provide safe work environments. But the regulatory agency has repeatedly bungled the job at Gopher, allowing hazardous conditions to persist for years, a Tampa Bay Times investigation has found. Welcome to: POISONED
POISONED
    Martha Asencio/ZUMA (bios)
zReportage.com Story of the Week #783: TUESDAY April 20, 2021: POISONED by award winning Tampa Bay Times photographers Martha Asencio Rhine, Dick Shadd, James Borchuck and Yalonda M. James: Hundreds of workers at a Tampa lead smelter have been exposed to dangerous levels of the neurotoxin. Gopher exposed workers for years to levels of lead in the air that were hundreds of times higher than the federal limit. The consequences have been profound. Tampa Bay Times reporters Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington and Eli Murray spent 18 months examining thousands of pages of regulatory reports and company documents, including data tracking the amount of lead in the air and in workers' blood. OSHA The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is supposed to ensure that companies provide safe work environments. But the regulatory agency has repeatedly bungled the job at Gopher, allowing hazardous conditions to persist for years, a Tampa Bay Times investigation has found. Welcome to: POISONED