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Why You Should Care About the Lead Poisoning at Fort Benning

The biggest reason you should care about this issue is quite simple: you are a human being. These are people that are getting very sick, and people whose children are suffering immensely. 450 more words

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Amid Lead Crisis, Milwaukee Fails to Protect Its Most Vulnerable Citizens

As a previous article by Intellegere noted, lead remains a problem in Wisconsin, and no city has it worse than Milwaukee. In 2016, the City of Milwaukee Health Department reported an elevated blood lead level (BLL) in 11.6% of children under the age of six [1]. 1,447 more words

NSW Government warning after children's lead poisoning linked to eyeliner

ABC News Nour Haydar 24 Jul 2018

The New South Wales Government has issued a public health warning over an imported eyeliner that contains dangerously high levels of lead and other hazardous metals. 101 more words

Heavy Metals / Trace Elements

861 Lead Water Pipes Remain in Green Bay. Other WI Cities Still In Crisis

In 2011 the Green Bay Water Utility (GBWU) found that the lead levels in some homes exceed the allowable limits set by the EPA [1]. It was determined that the source of the lead was service lines installed prior to 1944 as well as lead solder used until 1984 . 256 more words

The EPA failed Flint. Now we know exactly how.

As if the EPA hasn’t disappointed us enough this year, a report released today by the Office of the Inspector General found that the agency consistently dropped the ball during the Flint water crisis. 400 more words

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Shooting range fined $77k over staff lead poisoning from ammunition

ABC News Rebecca Hyam 18 Jul 2018

An indoor shooting range north of Brisbane has been fined $77,000 after an employee suffered lead poisoning from exposure to ammunition. 108 more words

Environmental Toxicology

What the Eyes Don't See: Everyone Should Read!

What the Eyes Don’t See is a book written by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha about the Flint, Michigan water crisis. As a pediatrician and Community Health Residency Director at Hurley Center in Flint. 1,480 more words

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