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Lead-Paint Bill Would Let Baltimore Sue for Past Damages

JACK CHAVEZ, Capital News Service

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Bills that would hold accountable those whose products cause lead poisoning, and taking lead out of drinking water, are moving through legislative committees in the Maryland General Assembly this session. 812 more words

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CN March 2 2017

Lead has been in our lives for almost as long as humans have been able to use tools. It’s heavy, so it’s great for “weaponizing”. It’s malleable and moldable, so you can make lots of stuff out of it. 890 more words

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Getting the Lead Out like Pros

One consideration in dealing with older buildings is that they may have lead paint on walls or trim.  The Centers for Disease Control website recommends assuming… 625 more words

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3 DIY Repairs to Eliminate Health Risks in Your Home

This is a guest post by Charlotte Meier.  Ms. Meier operates Home Safety Hub, which provides resources on preventing injury and property loss.

People don’t like to think that their homes are responsible for their illnesses, but if you feel worse when you are at home and better when you are not, there is a good chance that something in your house is making you sick. 873 more words

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Idol immersions after Durga Puja leave rivers polluted yet again

Photos: Shubhankar Basu

As Durga Puja and Dussehra festivities concluded last weekend, rivers and lakes once again became more polluted following immersion of idols worshipped in puja pandals across cities. 1,735 more words

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EPA Inspections Ongoing in Maine!

EPA Begins Effort to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Lead Paint in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine Area

BOSTON – EPA is beginning an effort to improve compliance with laws that protect children from lead paint poisoning by sending certified letters this month to about 400 home renovation and painting contractors, property management companies and landlords in and around Lewiston/Auburn, Maine. 758 more words

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