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EPA Could Address Blood-Lead Level Rise In Next Update To Action Plan

May 13, 2019
EPA's toxics chief Alexandra Dunn says the agency's next update to the Trump administration's action plan on reducing lead exposures could address data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that shows children most exposed to lead have recently seen increases in their blood lead levels (BLLs). Dunn told the agency's Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC) during its May 9 meeting in Washington, D.C. that the information is “maybe something that we could address in an update.”...


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