Topic: lead poisoning

City court enforces lead code with steep fines

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City court enforces lead code with steep fines

April 5, 2019 0 comments

It is well known that lead violations can cost kids their health, but it turns out in Providence, they can also cost property owners a pretty penny.

Rhode Island struggles to address lead poisoning problem

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Rhode Island struggles to address lead poisoning problem

April 25, 2018 4 comments

As a toddler, Childhood Lead Action Project employee Antoinette Dow’s six-year-old son, who has been diagnosed with autism, began chewing on window sills, walls and other non-food material around the house.