Category Archives: Lead Paint
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”
Mass. law is outdated and misguided
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”
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”
Even after all the work and the cost, you may
have to delead again . . . and again . . .
- Forced to delead twice.
- Forced to use deleaders to paint.
- It doesn’t stop poisoning.
- It doesn’t educate tenants.