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New York City's Public Advocate: More Needs To Be Done To Protect Children From Lead Paint Poisoning
It's "unconscionable" that landlords are violating the law, Letitia James says.
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How You Can Prevent Children's Exposure To Lead At Home
Tips for protecting kids from the toxic metal.
Lead in Paint Is Harming Hundreds of Thousands of Children
Nancy C. Loeb
Attorney and Law Professor
The story of the poisoning of Flint's water supply and the harm knowingly inflicted on the city's children is so shameful that it's hard to believe it is happening. Unfortunately, Flint is just one example of our collective failure to protect children from being exposed to harmful levels of lead.
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Why Pediatricians Are So Alarmed By The Lead In Flint's Water
"Our community has been traumatized."
This Rocker Has A Heavy Metal Warning For Fellow Parents
"Lead is all over the damn place — aging and chipping."
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Group That Claims To Represent Small Businesses Goes To Bat For Corporations In Lead Paint Case
By Debra Varnado, Capital & Main
The "mom and pop" business group is fighting California's lead paint ruling on behalf of three corporate defendants.
Lead Poisoning Is Still A Public Health Crisis For African-Americans
Before Freddie Gray died of spinal injuries he received in police custody, sparking weeks of protest in his native Baltimore
The Story of Lead Paint Continues Under Globalization
Nurse, Epidemiologist, Dappler in Bioethics
As Lynne Peeples' article in the Huffington Post shows, the tragic story of leaded paint is not over. In this latest installment, the good guys are nine organizations with shares in PPG Industries that are trying to do the right thing.
Feds Block Shareholders' Attempt To End Production Of Toxic Lead Paint
But industry critics argue that lead is one part of a product's content, not the product itself -- and it's far from an irreplaceable
'Little Things Matter' Exposes Big Threat To Children's Brains
Experts also agree on one big problem: We're not really looking. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, for example, has
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The Lead Hazard In Schools That Won't Go Away
A heavy metal detector spots traces of lead in a rug at the entrance of Murphy's in-home daycare in Portland, Ore. (Photo
Toxic Lead Widespread In World's Largest Paint Market
"We are hopeful that the seven Asian countries involved in our study will endorse the resolution and develop better policy
Public Health Advocates Find Flame Retardant Fight Follows Familiar Formula
"It's déjà vu all over again, and again," said Steven Gilbert, director of the Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological
How to End Lead Wars in America
What would happen if we, as a society, decided our children were "worth" the cost of protecting them from a well-understood toxin? In California, a Superior Court judge, James Kleinberg, has given us an answer -- and a startling answer it is!
Watch: State of Conflict -- North Carolina
Managing Editor, Moyers & Company
First it was Wisconsin. Now it's North Carolina that is redefining the term "battleground state." On one side: a right wing government enacting laws that are changing the face of the state. On the other: citizen protesters who are fighting back against what they fear is a radical takeover.
Tips On Making Sure Your New Home Is A Green Space, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)
Lead Paint Makers Could Face The Same Fate As Big Tobacco
"I didn't put it all together and realize what they were doing until years later," Rabin said. "Then I was just outraged
Lead Paint Trial: Did Industry Promote Product Knowing Of Its Toxic Dangers?
While studies of large groups of children have shown exposure to small amounts of lead can affect average intelligence, learning
Lead Paint, Other Toxic Products Banned In U.S. Still Exported To Unsuspecting Customers Abroad
Just 33 days after Carter signed the order, President Ronald Reagan rescinded it. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) tried and failed
Lead Poisoning And The Middle Class: The Silent Epidemic That Doesn't Discriminate
Howard Mielke, an expert in lead poisoning at Tulane University School of Medicine, noted that lead typically affects the
America's Real Criminal Element: Lead
New research finds Pb is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem
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