Authorities shut down a park in Northwest Washington yesterday, after soil samples revealed levels of arsenic twenty-five times higher than federal regulations allow. Kojo finds out what we can learn from the Fort Reno discovery, and what we need to know about the health effects of arsenic exposure.


  • Michelle Catlin, PhD Toxicologist; and Senior Project Director, National Academy of Sciences

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