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Lancaster-area animal rehabilitation center treats an alarming number of animals with lead poisoning

On any given day, the Raven Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center offers aid to raptors, like eagles and vultures, mammals and waterfowl that have been hurt or injured.

By Merideth Bucher

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Free lead paint removal available for some Lancaster County residents

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is spending $50 million to prevent lead poisoning.

By Brett Sholtis

Lead paint still poisons thousands of children, advocacy group urges action plan

Emergency rental assistance falls short for communities with greatest need

By Merideth Bucher

Lead paint poisons thousands of Pa. children each year. Advocates say now is the time to act

Lead poisoning prevention experts are calling on the state to fund remediation and testing

By Brett Sholtis

New case tests big question: Can Philly kids sue after getting sick in school buildings?

Dean Pagan became a poster child for Philadelphia’s school infrastructure woes when The Philadelphia Inquirer featured his case of lead poisoning in an investigative story last year.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Bucks County gets $1.5 million from HUD for lead paint remediation

Some 110,000 homes in Bucks County were built before the lead paint ban, and 30,000 were built before 1940, further increasing the risk.

By Dana Bate/WHYY

While updating water meters, Philadelphia will develop database of city’s lead pipes

The department estimates that 20,000 homes in the city have lead service lines, the pipes that connect the homes to the water mains and are the responsibility of the homeowner. But the department does not have a list of those homes’ specific locations.  

By Dana Bate/WHYY
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