Months After Mayor's Lead Paint Scandal, De Blasio Promises 'Lead Free NYC' In Every ApartmentMayor Bill de Blasio is waging a war on childhood exposure to lead paint, promising a "Lead Free NYC" plan to screen every apartment for hazards.
Concerns Mount In N.J. Towns Over Elevated Lead Levels In WaterExposure to lead can cause brain and kidney damage, so one can imagine the concern in four New Jersey towns where residents have been told they have elevated levels of lead in their drinking water.
NYC Water Lead Levels Back To Normal, Says DEPFarrell Sklerov with the Department of Environmental Protection says there were some troubling test results last year, a small uptick in lead levels in homes with older pipes.
Schumer Wants Lead Probe For Reusable Grocery BagsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is seeking a federal investigation following a newspaper report of lead content in some reusable grocery bags.