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Posts tagged "lead"

Lead is one of the scariest things to find in your child's school. Whether you're a parent or administrator – you probably want to know what's next. There are short- and long-term responses to finding lead in your school. We cover what you need to know in this "what's next" guide about lead in schools.

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Soil: It's a complex amalgamation of organic material, water, minerals, and living organisms. Unfortunately, humans have (often unintentionally) made dirt “dirty.” Lead is one of the contaminants that can pollute soil–and subsequently the food you grow. Our Dirt on Soil blog is here to provide you with tips about what you can do with contaminated soil. 

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Did you know it took almost 100 years for US health regulations to protect citizens from the dangers of lead paint? Meanwhile, hundreds of new pharmaceuticals, industrial solvents, fertilizers, and other new chemicals enter the US economy (and water supply)...

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