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September: Why Community Advocacy Matters

September: Why Community Advocacy Matters

Why Community Advocacy Matters The month of September brings us back to reality after a summer of sun, fun, and vacation. We hope that this month's blog will turn your attention to community advocacy and the work of some of our wonderful Lead-Free New Jersey hub...

August: Lead Paint in Schools

August: Lead Paint in Schools

To Protect Children from Lead Paint Exposure, We Need to Identify and Remove Lead Paint from Schools   Why Are We STILL Talking About Lead Paint in Schools? On July 22, 2022, new lead laws came into effect in New Jersey covering lead paint testing for rental...

July: The Dog Days of Summer and Lead

July: The Dog Days of Summer and Lead

The Start of the School Year Brings Joy For Some, but Risks for All As the summer begins to wind down, our thoughts shift from summer fun to preparing for the start of the school year. However, we should also be aware of the dangers of lead. “Back to School” also can...

June: Summer Fun Days and Lead

June: Summer Fun Days and Lead

Summer is for fun! Open your windows and let the sunshine, warmth, and breezes blow, but remember: lead is not only found in water pipes. It can also be found in the air.   Lead in the Home   While you, like most people, are probably aware of the lead sometimes found...

Significant Lead Legislation Nears the Finish Line

Significant Lead Legislation Nears the Finish Line

Governor Murphy enacted a multitude of laws this summer that address lead in both water and paint, while additional bills await the governor’s signature. Furthermore, the final FY22 budget includes several provisions for water infrastructure funding, including lead testing and remediation.

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