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.