Also, how does arsenic affect cellular respriation? if you find it online can you tell me the website you found it on please
I dont know about the lake you mentioned, but I can help you with the effects on cellular respiration. Basically, arsenic inhibits cellular respiration by causing the depolalisation of the mitacondrial membrane. This injury to the mitachondia causes apoptosis (cell death).
sorry, mitachondia - forgot the h.