Blog: Lead Exposure

November 24, 2020

DCHA Fails to Remedy Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Public Housing, Endangering Lives

A report from the Office of the D.C. Auditor alleged that the D.C. Housing Authority failed to effectively fix lead-based paint hazards in public housing units by the ...

October 29, 2020

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: Keeping Families and Children Safe

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 3.6 million families in the United States are at risk of lead poisoning due to the presence of ...

September 8, 2020

How Lead Paint Chips & Dust Cause Brain Damage Among Children

Considering lead-based paints were banned for residential use by 1978, you might think lead poisoning would no longer be a worry in most households today. It might surprise ...