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Heavy Metals Found Along U.S. Roadways Linked To Brake Pads

  A recent environmental impact study revealed that the majority of pollutants found near U.S. roadways did not come from tailpipes, but instead from brake […]

Protecting Children from Lead Exposure Worldwide

According to UNICEF in a new report from July 2020, “1 in 3 children – up to 800 million globally – have blood lead levels […]

Lead Contamination at Shooting Range Leads to Big Fines

A shooting range in Orlando has paid $8,551 in OSHA fines for safety violations having to do with lead.  This was actually a settlement of […]

Protecting Workers from Lead in California

Another new law in regards to heavy metals & safety has been introduced to California.  Assembly Bill 35 ensures that workers who are exposed to […]

New California Law Limits Lead & Cadmium in Jewelry

California now has the strictest limits in the U.S. on the amount of lead & cadmium allowed in jewelry sold in the state.  Bipartisan legislation […]

Shooting Range & Children’s Gym Center Closed Due to Lead Dust

Nonprofit publication Capital & Main has reported that a building which housed a shooting range, as well as a children’s’ gymnastics center has closed due […]

DECORATIVE DRINK WARE & HEAVY METALS

A recent study in the UK found harmful levels of toxic metals in some types of painted glassware.  The samples were purchased new or acquired […]

TOP INGREDIENTS AT RISK FOR HEAVY METALS

Jaclyn Bowen, the Executive Director of Clean Label Project (a non-profit focused on health and transparency in consumer product labeling) recently posted an article providing […]

FDA ADVICE ABOUT EATING FISH

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has a handy guide for eating fish and identifying the types that are lower in mercury.  Fish are […]

LEAD PARTICLES CHASING A BULLET

National Public Radio (NPR) published an informative article last year in regards to the hazards of lead dust at firing ranges.  In the high-speed photograph […]

Lead Decontamination Now Planned for Surrounding Area of Notre Dame Cathedral

Earlier this summer, police in Paris reported high levels of lead on the roads and gardens in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral which was […]

Roof Flashing & Your Safety

When roofing your home, it is common to have to use flashings when encountering other parts of the house like a chimney, skylight, or dormer.  […]