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Kano :: Nigeria | over 3 years ago

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Nigeria, Oct 5 , 2010 (AFP) -Lead poisoning has killed more than 400 children under five in the past six months in the northern Nigerian state of Zamfara, an international humanitarian group said Tuesday. "Based on record of fatalities from lead

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Anka :: Nigeria | over 3 years ago

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Efforts to treat children poisoned by lead and to clean up contaminated sites in northern Nigeria's Zamfara State are being hampered by the reticence of communities to divulge cases, for fear of a government ban on lucrative illegal gold mining. Lead

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Newtown :: United Kingdom | over 3 years ago

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Strict new rules from the EPA for lead-safe remodeling, enforced with steep fines for non-compliance, are about to significantly change the way remodeling contractors work.  While contractors will be required to pass a certification course before

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Ottawa :: OH :: USA | over 3 years ago

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 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 this month will begin cleanup of three lead-contaminated properties in the village of Ottawa, Ohio. Excavation will begin Oct. 4. Lead-contaminated soil will be removed and replaced with clean

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Milwaukee :: WI :: USA | over 3 years ago

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Amy Corderoy September 29, 2010 Elizabeth O'Brien . . . president of The Lead Group...Australia should implement a mapping program for soil lead levels and routinely test the blood of children living in areas with high levels, said Mark Laidlaw, the

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Auckland :: New Zealand | over 3 years ago

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New Zealand health officials are looking at screening children of south Asian refugees for lead poisoning after overseas research found toxic levels in spices and in some cosmetics applied for religious ceremonies. Government scientists are also

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Kampala :: Uganda | over 3 years ago

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Whereas nearly all the children had some amount of lead in their blood, one fifth had amounts that usually cause mental retardation and irritable behaviour...They chose children from nine schools located 1.5 miles from the dumping site...They tend to

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Flagstaff :: AZ :: USA | over 3 years ago

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Thursday, September 23, 2010 3:01 am (0) Comments Font Size: Four California condors that were raised in captivity are set to be released into the northern Arizona wilderness. The Saturday release at Vermillion Cliffs National Monument will be the

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Abuja :: Nigeria | over 3 years ago

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Fresh Lead Poisoning Kills 10 in Zamfara Golu Timothy 22 September 2010 Abuja Ten persons have been confirmed dead following another report of lead poisoning in Zamfara State within the last two weeks, Mines and Steel Minister Musa Mohammed Sada has

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Geneva :: Switzerland | over 3 years ago

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The U.N. says it has sent an emergency team to Nigeria after more than 200 children have died there this year from lead poisoning. The global body says it will take soil and water samples from villages in the northwestern Zamfara state where gold is

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