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BREAKING NEWS: CDC Advisory Committee Report: Low Level Lead Exposure Harms Children; Calls for lowering blood lead levels, more prevention

Lead Poisining in Children

January 4, 2012 – In a decision described as “historic,” an expert advisory committee to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted today to recommend a significant change in the level at which children are considered to have too much lead in their blood. The change will increase the number of children […]

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EPA Map of U.S. Locations That Fail to Meet Standards for Lead in the Air

Frisco EPA Lead Nonattainment Map

SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY  

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Frisco High School Ranks Among Highest in Ranking of U.S. Schools Exposed to Lead, Toxic Chemicals; 37 Frisco School Cited in Report

Frisco High School Exposure to Lead/Toxic Chemicals

In the USA Today Special Report, “The Smokestack Effect: Toxic Air and America’s Schools“, Frisco had several schools rank within the top 15th percentile – Frisco High School ranked in the 2nd highest percentile – for the schools in the U.S. with the most toxic air. USA TODAY used an EPA model to track the […]

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