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New CDC Data Drives Renewed Criticism On Administration's Lead Plan

April 18, 2019
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showing children most exposed to lead have recently seen increases in their blood lead levels (BLLs) is driving new criticisms over EPA and other agencies' plan to address the potent neurotoxin, with environmentalists charging the agencies do not address the CDC data. “Even more disturbing” than the increases in BLLs “is the Trump Administration’s response to this information,” says Tom Neltner, chemical policy director at the Environmental Defense Fund...


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