Lead Poisoning

Cleveland is developing plans to begin inspecting rental properties this summer to prevent lead poisoning in children and to ensure dwellings are safe. The Plain Dealer reports (http://bit.ly/2lyaV7c ) that inspections of rental units are scheduled to begin citywide this summer after Cleveland hires 13 new inspectors using money from an income tax increase approved […]

The levels of lead in the water systems of Newark, New Jersey’s public school systems recently tested above the federal action limit, but according to allegations by the Newark teachers union, the school district knew about the elevated lead levels for more than 10 years. School districts across the country are not required by law to test their […]

The UN has sent an emergency environmental team to Nigeria to investigate the deaths of more than 200 children this year from lead poisoning.

The UN has sent an emergency environmental team to Nigeria to investigate the deaths of more than 200 children this year from lead poisoning.