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Chicago Lead Poisoning

Is Our E-Waste Harming Children?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

China has been sending us lead-contaminated toys, but lead contamination from U.S. products may be exacting a far heavier toll on children in China.

Poisoning Children in Chicago: An Old Problem in a New Century

Dan Agin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dan Agin

Children living anywhere in the suburbs in a house built before 1960 are at high risk for high-dose lead exposure. An old house in Highland Park is as dangerous as an old house in Harvey. It makes no difference that the old house has been repainted with unleaded paint.