“Younger children are particularly susceptible to the health effects associated with lead,” said Councilmember Tom Hucker, who pushed for the bill to lower lead levels.
Paris police say areas near Notre Dame Cathedral with elevated lead levels after the fire that ravaged the famous monument will remain closed to the public until they are deemed safe.
The audit found D.C. Water’s records indicate 79% of the water service lines on customers’ property are made of unknown material.
A new report has given Virginia and 21 other states a failing grade for their efforts in keeping lead out of the water used to drink and cook at schools. Maryland and D.C. received better grades than previous years.
Maryland lawmakers are working this year to expand upon legislation passed two years ago that shined a light on elevated lead levels in the drinking water at thousands of state schools.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said there are no safe levels of lead in drinking water when it comes to children, but the Environmental Protection Agency permits up to 20 parts per billion.
The school district serving Maryland’s capital region says officials have found unacceptable levels of lead in 5 percent of all outlets that have undergone testing since March 2018.
Among the 45 popular fruit juices that were tested, elevated levels of arsenic, cadmium and lead were found in almost half of them — even those marketed for children. Find out which are the worst.
Crushing walls covered with lead paint generates dust that can settle on nearby homes or drift through open windows, endangering families who have stayed long after their neighbors fled during Detroit’s long decline.
Summer break is now in full swing for students in Montgomery County, but county drinking water testing reports show kids who attended more than 60 schools in the system could have been exposed to dangerous levels of lead.
A consumer advocacy group found high levels of lead in some brands of fidget spinners, and the defense offered by one retailer might be much help to most parents considering a purchase. Find out which spinners were tested, and what you can do.
Testing of water this summer from drinking fountains and other water sources at Manassas City Public Schools turned up lead in three different samples, including one that was above acceptable federal standards.
New legislation would mandate regular testing of drinking water in every school, recreation center and child development facility in the city.
Every school in D.C. is about to have a water test following the discovery of elevated levels of lead in the water at three elementary schools.
Eldad Moraru, from Long & Foster, says current rules do not obligate sellers to disclose knowledge of lead-based pipes to buyers.
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