OSU wristbands reveal toxins in Houston area

flooding bench under waterFrom KGW8 News, June 19, 2018.

When Hurricane Harvey swept through the Houston area last August, it caused devastating floods.

Many residents worried those floodwaters had swept toxic chemicals into their neighborhoods.

It was a concern shared by scientists from Oregon State University.

So in the weeks following the hurricane, they flew down to Houston and passed out hundreds of special chemical absorbing wristbands. Participants wore the wristbands for one week.

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