Archive | October, 2011

Get your Lead Poisoning Prevention Tip Sheet Created for Frisco

To get a downloadable copy of this Lead Poisoning Prevention Tip Sheet prepared for Frisco residents by Dr. Howard Mileke, click here.  

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Frisco residents today should learn from City of Dallas/neighborhood partnerships that closed Dallas’ highly toxic lead smelters

Below is collection of stories from the Dallas Morning News from 1984 to 1990 that chronicle how citizens of  Oak Cliff and West Dallas and the City of Dallas worked together to successfully close Dallas’  three lead smelters, which significantly damaged neighborhoods with lead contamination and poisoning. We also think you will be interested in […]

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NATIONAL LEAD POISIONING PREVENTION WEEK: Get Lead Poisoning Prevention Tip Sheet created for Frisco by leading expert on lead toxicity, contamination

Dr. Howard Mileke, Ph.D., who is considered one of the world’s leading experts on lead toxicity and contamination, has created a Lead Poisoning Prevent Tip Sheet for Frisco residents, and those around the world, in recognition of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. You can download a pdf copy of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Tip Sheet […]

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NATIONAL LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK: 40,000 DFW children under 6 have dangerous blood lead levels – Find local events

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National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is Oct. 23 through Oct. 29, and below is local and national information, including an article by the Dallas Morning News’ Valerie Wigglesworth that reports that data shows 40,000 DFW area children under 6 years of in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties have blood lead levels of as least […]

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Expert who warned Frisco about lead in soil from Exide plant gets federal grant for research, remediation of lead contamination in metro areas

“One of the things that we note is that learning abilities and violent behavior is related to childhood exposure to lead,” said Mielke. “And there’s a 20-year gap, between the children’s exposure and what you see in violence, and we are really concerned about that.”   NEW ORLEANS — A grant awarded to a Tulane […]

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Strength in Numbers: More Frisco residents join together to get Frisco Unleaded: Exide Out

(This is a copy of a story about the new citizens group – Frisco Unleaded: Exide Out – written by Valerie Wigglesworth in the Oct. 8, edition of the Dallas Morning News)   Frisco residents banding together to get Exide plant out of town By VALERIE WIGGLESWORTH Staff Writer vwigglesworth@dallasnews.com Published: 08 October 2011 08:43 […]

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