Tag: lead poisoning
New study confirms lead poisoning is a global problem among children
"The unequivocal conclusion of this research is that children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale."
Lead exposure linked to 412,000 premature deaths in US each year
"Lead represents a leading cause of disease and death, and it is important to continue our efforts to reduce environmental lead exposure."
Activists win major victory, forcing the EPA to update regulations on...
The EPA wanted years to study the hazards, instead the court gave them 90 days to update regulations.
Two, Three… Many Flints
Flint may be years away from a solution to its current crisis, but in a few cities elsewhere in the country, there is, at least, a modicum of hope when it comes to developing ways to begin to address this country’s poisonous past.
Flint’s Crisis Is About More Than Water
The thousands of Michigan children who were knowingly poisoned were victims of an American moral malaise: Our nation has bred generations of bureaucrats who are blind to values other than self-advancement and profit.
America’s Lead Poisoning Problem Is Everywhere
Flint, Michigan, may be in the spotlight for the state of emergency due to lead-contaminated water, but they aren't the only city dealing with lead poisoning.