Lawmakers Take Another Stab At Failing Fight Against Lead PoisoningWhatever Philadelphia is doing to end the scourge of lead poisoning in kids, it's not working.
New Bills To Reduce Lead Poisoning Risk In PhiladelphiaWith lead contamination in Flint, Michigan water grabbing headlines, a group of city council members is planning to introduce a package of bills that would tighten lead rules in Philadelphia.
Senator Casey Hosts Roundtable Discussion On Issue Of Lead Poisoning In ChildrenLead poisoning in children. Senator Bob Casey held a roundtable discussion on the topic Monday at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to come up with ways to address the problem, which he calls a matter of basic justice.
Organizations Urge Parents To Protect Children From Lead PoisoningSeveral organizations are asking that families with young children get their homes tested for lead.
Health Watch: Lead Proposed Legislation HearingThe city is filled with old houses. Many contaminated with chipped lead paint that can be especially dangerous for children.