Environmentalists Urge EPA To Tighten Draft Dust-Lead Clearance Levels

September 2, 2020
Environmental and public interest groups say EPA should tighten its recently proposed dust-lead clearance levels, and should broaden the standards to include porches and window troughs, rather than just windowsills and floors, in order to better protect children. The groups are pushing for more stringent dust-lead clearance levels in concert with their push for more stringent dust lead hazard standards (DLHS). DLHS -- which EPA set in 2019 -- are used to identify dust-lead hazards, while clearance levels are used...

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