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Needed Lead Law

On April 22, construction exposure and prevention expert Michael Sharp, and Eve Gartner and Gabrielle Gonzales of EarthJustice joined Boston University Department of Earth and Environment’s Rick Reibstein and others in discussing how we as a society could better use...

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Eliminating Lead Poisoning in 2022

A Public Conversation On Eliminating Lead Poisoning in 2022 took place 12/9/21 at Boston University, as a project of the class Research for Environmental Agencies and Organizations.  It was defined as “A gathering based on the concept that lead poisoning does...

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A Convening in Silver Valley of the Public, on Lead

Barbara Miller, who has worked to draw attention to the need for a more concerted effort to help families with high lead exposures in Idaho (EPA has estimated that more than 100 millions tons of contaminated materials were distributed over thousands of acres –...

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Remember Silver Valley

Barbara Miller of the Silver Valley Community Resource Center, advocate for the clean up of serious lead threats to children, has faced many difficulties standing up for kids. See the Sierra Club blog (Doris Cellarius), 12/21/17 at...

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Statement of Lead Professionals to Federal Task Force

Joint Statement of Lead Professionals, Attendees of a workshop at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the Lead and Environmental Hazards Association (LEHA) on Lead and Healthy Housing, Philadelphia, PA, November 8, 2017. To the President’s Task Force on...

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The Duty to Update Lead Standards

INSIDE EPA reported that in A Community Voice, et al. v. EPA, two of three appellate court judges in the 9th Circuit at June 12 oral argument “doubted EPA’s claim that it has no statutory duty to revise its lead dust standards”. The case involves a...

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Please Comment by June 14th on HUD DeReg!

If you go to this site, https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=HUD-2017-0029 where comments can so easily be submitted, you will see today that only 36 comments have been received! Yet HUD is in the process of establishing a task force to find regulations that can be...

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Comment on the Great Dismantling

The Administration’s Executive Order to review regulations is being implemented within an extremely brief time frame. It is being done with inadequate outreach, inadequate notice, and inadequate opportunity for comment. The purposes of review are one-sided in...

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Statements from Silver Valley

Inspired by our plan to send a statement to Ben Carson from the Springfield Fair Housing and Civil Rights conference (April 6), the Silver Valley Community Resource Center is sending the following letter to Scott Pruitt, administrator of EPA: Dear Mr. Scott Pruitt;...

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