When you hear the words "lead poisoning" you probably think of the deplorable conditions that people living in slums, or the side effects of those living in abject poverty in the third world. The problem is that a lot of us forget that lead was everywhere up to around 1978 in the U.S., and that once we all decided it was a problem, we did not clean up our mess. We just left it and tried to forget about it. As a result, every new generation has had to deal with the mistakes left behind.
Describes EPA’s achievements in reducing childhood lead exposures and emphasizes the need to continue actions to further reduce lead exposures, especially in those communities where exposures remain
In a news report from CBS News in San Francisco, inspectors from Santa Clara County Health Department closed down two firms deemed to have dangerous lead levels at their premises. A gymnastic and an
ECOBOND® Paint: Welcome to this conversation about bioaccessibility and extractability of ECOBOND® LeadDefender® treated lead-based paint. We are joined by Dr. Nicholas Basta, profes
WHY JUST COVER UP THE LEAD ISSUE WHEN YOU CAN TREAT IT! THESE ARE THE FACTS: Covering up the problem still leaves the problem. ECOBOND® LeadDefender® is the ONLY paint product designed to seal &
Breathing air, drinking water or eating food that contains lead can cause health problems. Find a list of scenarios that can lead to lead poisoning.
For the 1st time in almost 20 years, the EPA issued more substantial lead clearance levels to protect American children from the dangers of lead. This final rule will lower the clearance levels for
ECOBOND® Paint is proud to announce their newest distributor, Construventas Group, based in Panama City, Panama. Construventas Group is a company recognized by the most important builders in the c
Webinar: The Mitigation of Lead Hazards and Bio-Accessibility from Lead-Based Paint In support of the World Health Organization 2020 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, ECOBOND® Paint i
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5.22 million gallons of sewer water overflows into Maryland's Broad Creek.
EPA alleged that Farfard Real Estate and Development Corporation did not follow its Clean Water Act permit in Ledgemere Country Residential Development, Maplebrooke Commons Condominiums and Lakeview E
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes related to utility coal as sites such as eliminating the tonnage limit, merging onsite and offsite coal ash definitions and increasing tra
The proposal would implement natural attenuation in a contaminated state superfund site that originates in Auburn, New York.
The agency is celebrating the 20th anniversary of an initiative encouraging the redevelopment of Superfund sites for sustainable and productive use.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources asked wastewater treatment systems to test for contaminants known as "forever" chemicals.
The project aims to reduce and treat runoff from a residential neighborhood that discharges to the St. Johns River in Palatka, Fla.
A Nuclear Regulatory Commission Atomic Safety and Licensing Board will hear oral arguments on petitions for an adjudicatory hearing on Interim Storage Partners' license application for an interim faci
Kayla Lyon has been appointed director of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, effective July 8. She will replace Bruce Trautman, who has served as the agency's acting director since May 2018, an
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