Health scandal over 'unprecedented' lead levels after Notre-Dame fire

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The levels of lead found in the ground in and near Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris since the fire that destroyed it earlier this year are between 400 and 700 times the authorised maximum level, according to confidential documents seen by Mediapart. These figures are based on tests carried out by several different laboratories, including one belonging to the Paris police authority, the Préfecture de Police.