Procedure Changes for Lead Testing Methods at NYC Schools

Full Article New York City has recently stated an adjustment to its procedure for testing the water supply of schools for dangerous lead levels. This new procedure is being implemented after experts said the methods that were being used could lower the levels found. The night before the samples were taken the contractors would let […]

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Re-thinking Our Approach to Lead Exposure in Children

I. Measuring the Harm There is no safe level of lead exposure in children. According to a preliminary 2012 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, current standards for measuring blood lead level (BLL) in children are inaccurate and misleading. Furthermore, addressing the harm retroactively is not nearly as important as preventing it. […]

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