New Lead Law Passes, With Teeth

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New Lead Law Passes, With Teeth

December 3, 2019 | Thomas Breen | New Haven Independent
Alders unanimously approved updating the city’s child lead poisoning laws — but only after including a change that won over critics who heralded the final version for protecting at-risk kids.
Tags: Lead Poisoning

City Admits Relaxing Lead Rule

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City Admits Relaxing Lead Rule

June 7, 2019 | Allan Appel | New Haven Independent
The families of two very small New Haveners will have to wait at least another another week to find out if a judge will order city officials to clean up the poisonous lead in their apartments.
Tags: Lead Poisoning

City, Legal Aid Clash On Lead Paint

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City, Legal Aid Clash On Lead Paint

February 7, 2019 | Thomas Breen | New Haven Independent
According to a legal aid attorney and lead poisoning watchdog, the abatement was too costly, too slow — and indicative of city government’s wholly inadequate and dishonest response to New Haven’s child lead poisoning crisis.
Tags: Lead Poisoning