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Fireworks are not healthy for children and other living things

Fireworks create highly toxic gases and pollutants that poison the air, the water and the soil, making them harmful to birds, wildlife, pets, livestock β€” and people β€” but there are environmentally-friendly alternatives available

by GrrlScientist for Forbes | @GrrlScientist

NOTE: This piece was a Forbes Editor’s pick. Originally published under the title: Festive Fireworks Create Harmful Pall Of Pollution

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