Thursday, June 30, 2022

Tag: lead

Court orders EPA to establish lead hazard standards in structures to...

According to the Centers for Disease and Control, there is no safe level of exposure of lead for children and the most common cause of lead poisoning is from ingesting lead dust.

Inconsistent testing standards leads to lead exposure in school drinking water

"The concern is that while we are not taking much action, children are being damaged on a generational level."

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.

High Levels of Lead in Chicago Drinking Fountains

Of the 1,891 outdoor fountains in city parks, 445 exceeded the EPA's action level for lead.

This Is What Happens To Humans When They Are Exposed To...

An apology doesn’t change the health effects that Flint residents are seeing as a result of the elevated levels of lead in their water.

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‘Bombshell after bombshell’ dropped as Jan. 6 testimony homes in on Trump guilt

"Hutchinson's testimony of the deeply detailed plans of January 6 and the inaction of those in the White House in response to the violence show just how close we came to a coup," said one pro-democracy organizer.

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