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  • Resuming Progress on Lead Poisoning

    by Rick Reibstein

    April 2, 2018

    Lead diminishes our capacities to be reasonable, to use good judgment, to control ourselves, and to think. Despite this, the current administration is cutting funding for lead programs to only half of what the National Center for Healthy Housing, the leading source for experts, recommends. Rick Reibstein was once an Environmental Protection Agency attorney and now is a Lecturer on Environmental Law and Policy at Boston University. In this post, he presents an argument against this reduction, and advocates for recognition of the seriousness of the lead contamination problem.

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