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EPA Touts Lead Reduction Efforts In Face Of Criticism From Ousted Official

October 22, 2018
EPA is touting its efforts to reduce exposure to lead in the face of criticism from an ousted official that the Trump administration “stonewalled” an inter-agency strategy for reducing children's exposure, though the administration is months behind schedule on issuing the strategy and still appears to lack a goal for curbing exposures as advocates are seeking. “Reducing lead exposure, particularly among children, is a top priority for EPA,” acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says in a statement announcing the release...


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