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Green & Healthy Homes in the News  CityLab explores Why Lead Paint Still Haunts Industrial Cities in the US It has been decades after the federal government banned consumer uses of lead paint, children are still being poisoned in their own homes The Syracuse Post-Standard's takes a...

Why Lead Paint Still Haunts Industrial Cities in the U.S.

Why Lead Paint Still Haunts Industrial Cities in the U.S.

One milligram of dust That's all the lead it takes to poison a child-the equivalent of three granules of sugar Years before his death, Freddie Gray was found to have 35 micrograms of lead in his blood-seven times the amount that can impair brain development, according to the Centers for...

Lifting the High Energy Burden in America’s Largest Cities

How Energy Efficiency Can Improve Low Income and Underserved Communities

A review of 48 major US metropolitan areas finds that low-income households devote up to three times as much income to energy costs as average households in the same city, and that energy efficiency is critical to closing the gap The report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient...
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