Check out this story about contaminants found in the soil of some parks in Florida. This story should serve as an example of how all of us should really be aware of our surroundings and know some of the history of the land that has been developed. This historical information could help people take the appropriate steps to insure a safe environment for everyone. Toxins mentioned in this story include heavy metals like copper, barium and arsenic.
Midwest Laboratories receives samples for heavy metals analsysis everyday. If you have concerns about heavy metals in your local area, call one of our client service representatives and understand the process involved in collecting a sample for analaysis and which analysis to perform.