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Chalkbeat: Over 900 NYC classrooms serving the city’s youngest children have deteriorating lead paint, new data show

Chalkbeat: Over 900 NYC classrooms serving the city’s youngest children have deteriorating lead paint, new data show. “More than 900 New York City elementary school classrooms have tested positive for lead after inspections revealed the presence of peeling, chipped, or otherwise deteriorating lead paint, according to new data released Wednesday night by the education department.”

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National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, a great time to think about ways to improve the safety in your home, to keep your family aware of potential hazards, or, to consider possible existing hazards that could be affecting the health and comfort of your loved ones. 652 more words

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Grants Available to Remove Lead Hazards in Homes

Was your home or apartment built before 1978? Do you have painted surfaces that are in a deteriorated condition?

Knoxville residents who answer “yes” and live in a household earning up to 80 percent of Knoxville’s median household income may qualify to participate in the Knoxville Lead-Safe and Healthy Homes Program, facilitated by the City’s Community Development Department and Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC)’s Housing and Energy Services. 472 more words

Master's Student Interns with Wood to Reduce Community Exposures to Lead Paint Chips

Phone calls, TV, radio, texting – what do all of these modern conveniences have in common? They are made possible by broadcast towers! Living in the western world in 2019, broadcast towers have become an ordinary part of the landscape everywhere from bustling cities to rural towns. 629 more words

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"Lose Yourself in Wild Romance, We Going to... Party, Karamu, Fiesta, Forever...."

You probably don’t know this about me, but I have a bond with Lionel Richie. He doesn’t know it either, so don’t tell him. While growing up, I always knew the word Fiesta to mean dinnerware. 543 more words

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Families complain of mold, lead paint, rats in military housing ahead of hearing

The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday to investigate growing problems in the military housing privatization program. More than 200,000 homes on military bases across the country are managed by private contractors. 46 more words

Families complain of mold, lead paint, rats in military housing ahead of hearing

The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday to investigate growing problems in the military housing privatization program. More than 200,000 homes on military bases across the country are managed by private contractors. 46 more words