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Pruitt Convenes Cabinet Officials To Craft Federal Lead-Reduction Strategy

February 06, 2018
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is convening a cabinet-level meeting this month to develop a federal strategy for reducing children's exposures to lead, seeking to expand past federal efforts to reduce exposures to the metal in paint to address other exposures, including in water, soil and consumer products. ā€œLead poisoning is an insidious menace that robs our children of their intellect and their future,ā€ Pruitt says in a Jan. 30 letter inviting more than a dozen senior Trump administration officials to...


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