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What is the hazardous pollutant released from circuit boards?

(a) Arsenic

(b) Barium

(c) Lead

(d) Copper

This question was posed to me by my college professor while I was bunking the class.

This intriguing question originated from E-waste topic in division Regulation of E-waste, Groundwater Contamination & Injection Well Disposal of Hazardous Waste Management

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Right option is (c) Lead

To elaborate: Lead rechargeable batteries, solar, transistors, lithium batteries, PVC, (polyvinyl chloride) stabilizers, lasers, LED’s, thermoelectric elements, and circuit boards releases lead pollutant into environment.

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