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Lead paint threatens to undo California's biggest residential cleanup, officials warn. But they're doing little to fix it

Published: 
Tue, 09/04/2018 - 10:41am

Officials have long known that children across a swath of southeast Los Angeles County are exposed to brain-damaging lead from two distinct sources: pollution from a now-shuttered battery recycling plant and lead paint in the walls of their homes.

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The Next Accident Awaits

Published: 
Thu, 01/30/2014 - 11:40pm
Category: 
Chemicals

The United States is facing an industrial chemical safety crisis. The horrifying chemical spill that recently contaminated the drinking water of hundreds of thousands of people in West Virginia is the latest in a relentless series of disasters and near-misses across the country.