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    Lead batteries under rain: environmental hazard?

    I stacked a bunch of lead batteries from UPSs and the like on my porch. Wanted to take them to a scrap yard right away but then could not. They have been there for about 2 weeks now and several time it rained hard. Are these batteries going to become a hazard? That is, are they going to start leaching lead into the ground every time it rains?



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    They are sealed batteries so not problem with the rain. Mike.
    "Profit begins when you buy NOT when you sell." {quote passed down to me from a wise man}

    Now go beat the copper out of something, Miked

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    Lead, no. Leaking traces of battery acid, yes.


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