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Bangor Daily News
Lewiston-Auburn ground zero in war against lead poisoningLast in a four-part series The Senate Subcommittee on Public Health had travel
Lewiston-Auburn ground zero in war against lead poisoning
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Last in a four-part series The Senate Subcommittee on Public Health had traveled to Maine to examine, Collins said, “the serious impact” of lead poisoning on children. At the time, childhood lead poisoning was on its way to becoming an old and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Law protecting homeowners from lead poisoning rarely enforcedThousands of Maine children and hundreds of thousands across the country are be
Law protecting homeowners from lead poisoning rarely enforced
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Thousands of Maine children and hundreds of thousands across the country are being exposed to poisonous lead paint because a federal law designed to protect them is barely being enforced. The 2010 law, the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘It’s poison’: Lead hurts kids long after missed state goalPart two of four In 2009, Marisa Nadeau and her young children moved into an a
‘It’s poison’: Lead hurts kids long after missed state goal
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Part two of four In 2009, Marisa Nadeau and her young children moved into an apartment connected to the 200-year-old Hallowell home owned by Nadeau’s parents. The parents were renovating the rest of the old Federal house, but were meticulous about... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The problem for Maine kids that won’t go away: Lead paint poisoningPart one of four Childhood lead poisoning: It’s the problem that everyone thin
The problem for Maine kids that won’t go away: Lead paint poisoning
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Part one of four Childhood lead poisoning: It’s the problem that everyone thinks has gone away. But everyone is wrong. Lead poisoning was the headline‐grabbing public health controversy of the 1970s and 80s, but later got pushed to the back pages... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Law aimed at preventing lead exposure 'barely unenforced'The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting says a federal program aimed at
Law aimed at preventing lead exposure 'barely unenforced'
WMTW Portland / Posted 26 days ago
The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting says a federal program aimed at keeping children in Maine and across the country from being exposed to lead paint is "barely enforced." The administrator for the program in the Environmental Protection... Read more

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