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Elevated levels of toxins found in Lahaina ash, test results show

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                                State laboratory results show ash from homes in Lahaina contain elevated levels of toxics including arsenic, lead, antimony, cobalt and copper. Above, the banyan tree on Front Street is seen Friday behind rubble in Lahaina.

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    State laboratory results show ash from homes in Lahaina contain elevated levels of toxics including arsenic, lead, antimony, cobalt and copper. Above, the banyan tree on Front Street is seen Friday behind rubble in Lahaina.

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                                Arsenic, which adheres to wildfire dust and ash, is the primary contaminant of concern, officials say. Above, Lahaina is seen on Wednesday.

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    Arsenic, which adheres to wildfire dust and ash, is the primary contaminant of concern, officials say. Above, Lahaina is seen on Wednesday.

Results from testing ash samples in Lahaina show concerning high levels of toxic chemicals. Read more

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