Cities With Higher Lead Levels Than Flint Launch Groundswell Of Activity To Address Problem
A Reuters report shines a light on the communities, including ones in California, that have been affected. Officials there say it was a wake-up call they needed. "This has just laid out that it's not just a Detroit issue, it's not just a Baltimore issue," said Ruth Ann Norton, president of Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, a Baltimore-based nonprofit.
U.S. Cities Move To Curb Lead Poisoning Following Reuters Report
Cities and towns across the United States are taking action after a Reuters report identified thousands of communities where children tested with lead poisoning at higher rates than in Flint, Michigan. (Schneyer and Pell, 1/19)