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November 4, 2016 | Video

Little Changemakers Take On Washington

While many kids might visit Washington, D.C., on a school field trip, these students were at the nation’s capital in the fall of 2016 to urge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Congress to ban neurotoxic lead in the wheel weights on our cars.

October 25, 2016 | Blog Post

The Toxic Legacy of Lead

The history of lead in paint and products is rife with deception – and communities still face the burden of lead lurking in their homes decades later.

October 14, 2016 | Feature

Little Lobbyists for Big Change

One amazing team of intrepid young scientists headed to Washington, D.C, to battle lead contamination.

August 24, 2016 | Legal Document

Unreasonable Delay Suit on Lead Paint and Dust Standards

A coalition of national and regional groups across the country is suing the United States Environmental Protection Agency for failing to update standards that protect families against neurotoxic lead-based paint and lead dust.

August 24, 2016 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Community Groups across the Country Challenge EPA over Failure to Update Protections from Lead Poisoning

A coalition of national and regional groups across the country is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to update standards that protect families against neurotoxic lead-based paint and lead dust. The “unreasonable delay” lawsuit, filed in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, argues that seven years after EPA granted a 2009 petition to update these standards, EPA has yet to propose—much less finalize—any new standards.

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