Category Archives: Lead Paint

CDC lowers lead level threshold after budget cuts

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For 20 years, the official “level of concern” for lead poisoning was 10 micrograms per deciliter of blood. Recently, however, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) made a dramatic change, cutting the “level of concern” in half, … Read More “CDC lowers lead level threshold after budget cuts”

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Expert slams Mass. lead paint law, praises Rhode Island law

Mass. law is outdated and misguided

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According to a highly qualified individual, Massachusetts has taken a stringent, high-cost approach to lead paint abatement, with the result that many landlords balk and refuse to comply with the law, likely leading to … Read More “Expert slams Mass. lead paint law, praises Rhode Island law”

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No proof that interior lead paint causes poisoning

Researchers ignore lead in soil

They gave us four studies to prove their point. Guess what!

By Skip Schloming & Lenore Schloming

Lead agency hands over studies

We asked the experts on lead poisoning to prove us wrong. To prove … Read More “No proof that interior lead paint causes poisoning”

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Why delead?

Even after all the work and the cost, you may

have to delead again . . . and again . . .

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  • Forced to delead twice.
  • Forced to use deleaders to paint.
  • It doesn’t stop poisoning.
  • It doesn’t educate tenants.
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The Door Mat Study

No one talks about it. But why not?
It could stop kids getting lead-poisoned

The solutions are simple.

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It’s very simple. It’s very cheap. Just use door mats. Just take your shoes off at the door. Those two actions alone … Read More “The Door Mat Study”

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