Fast forward to the 3:12 mark to see mention of the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning. Please note: this video contains adult language and may not be appropriate for children or the workplace.
Schumer announces new legislation to combat major lead crisis in Rochester; senator says congress must immediately vote on lead bill to help homeowners in Rochester & Upstate NY remove hazardous metal from their homes. Schumer_lead_poisonining_press_release_2_18_16.pdf
The Michigan city of Flint became ground zero of the nation’s latest public-health outrage when it was learned in recent months that its tap water contained unsafe levels of toxic lead. Despite_Progress_020716_DemocratandChronicle.pdf
Lead poisoning in our community was a concern long before the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. For years, Oneida County has had one of the highest rates of childhood lead poisoning in the state. And while the contamination source isn’t the water, we must continue the aggressive campaign to fix the problems and to raise […]
National news media has focused on the horrific health crisis unfolding in Flint, Michigan. Corrosive water form the Flint River, in use since 2014, destroyed the protective coating inside old pipes, allowing lead to contaminate the city’s drinking water. As a result, an increased number of children in Flint have been lead poisoned. Flint_Crisis_a_reminder_013016_DemocratandChronicle.pdf