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Jersey City :: NJ :: USA | over 3 years ago

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Thursday, November 4, 2010 Font Size: A proposal to ban lead fishing tackle to protect birds and other wildlife has been shot down by the U.S...The decision was immediately praised by fishing groups worried lead substitutes would cost more and be

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Frisco :: TX :: USA | over 3 years ago

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Last year, the Exide battery recycling plant in Frisco emitted about 1.67 tons of lead during its operations. News that the smelter won't meet new federal air-quality standards has many residents concerned about health effects. Also Online "We are

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Portland :: TX :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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After denying a request supported by over 60 organizations and institutions nationwide to ban lead ammunition that causes massive poisoning of wildlife, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ironically just announced a campaign to prevent

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Chicago :: IL :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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It's National Lead Poisoning Prevention week and health officials are reminding parents to get their kids tested for lead exposure. Children younger than six are especially vulnerable and should be tested, especially if their homes were built before

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Eureka :: CA :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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In California, children get lead poisoning by ingesting paint chips from decaying lead-based paint, lead-contaminated dust and lead-contaminated soil, according to a press release from the department. The purpose of this awareness week is to remind

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Lagos :: Nigeria | almost 4 years ago

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Two boys by a Nigerian pond polluted with lead Ibrahim Bello says extracting gold from the ground can earn him $23 (£15) in two hours more than subsistence farmers hereabouts make in two months. Such are the sums to be made in northern Nigeria's "

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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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For Immediate Release Newswise Succimer, a drug used for treating lead poisoning, does not effectively remove mercury from the body, according to research supported by the National Institutes of Health. Some families have turned to succimer as an

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Washington :: DC :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW), October 24–30, 2010, to raise awareness of lead poisoning in children. Lead causes a variety of adverse health effects, including brain

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New York City :: NY :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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Chelation products sold over the counter as treatments for autism, heart disease and other conditions are dangerous and illegal, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned in a crackdown announced Oct. 14. Nine sellers of the products were warned

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Muncie :: IN :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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The consulting medical director for Exide Technologies is confident that children living near the company's secondary lead smelter do not have elevated levels of lead in their blood. "Soil levels in the non-attainment area should not be impacted to

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