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WAMC New York News
Wed October 22, 2003
Lead Mitigation Efforts Recognized
By Pat Bradley
Bristol, VT – Lead was once used in paint and gasoline. Exposure by children can lead to learning and behavioral problems. While lead paint was banned in 1978, lead exposure is still a risk in homes built before that. Vermont Governor James Douglas and health officials this week are praising an effort to educate Vermonters about the dangers of childhood lead poisoning. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.