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Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Describes paint, soil, water, home remedies, ceramic dishes and pots, and a variety of other less common sources of lead exposure.
Source: Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
URL: http://www.aclppp.org/index.htm

Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Lead Toxicity [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information on who's at risk for lead poisoning, exposure pathways, biologic fate, physiologic effects, treatment and management of, and the standards and regulations associated with lead.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HEC/CSEM/lead/docs/lead.pdf

Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Lead Toxicity [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information on who's at risk for lead poisoning, exposure pathways, biologic fate, physiologic effects, treatment and management of, and the standards and regulations associated with lead.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HEC/CSEM/lead/docs/lead.pdf

Clean Air Act
Abstract: Lists how the Clean Air Act applies to fuel emissions.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/air/caa/

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Overview
Abstract: Contains a brief overview of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/superfund/action/law/cercla.htm

Development of Ecological Wire and Cable "ECOGREEN"
Abstract: Discusses development of ecological wire and cable, including alternatives to leaded wiring.
Source: Hitachi Cable, Ld.
URL: http://www.hitachi-cable.com/news/20040712.html

Drug Treatment of Lead-Exposed Children Does Not Improve Psychological Test Scores
Abstract: Discusses how lead-lowering drug succimer does not reverse IQ-damage caused by lead exposure.
Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
URL: http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/may2001/niehs-09.htm

Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act
Abstract: Gives an overview and link to the full text of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
URL: http://www.epa.gov/epahome/r2k.htm#epcra

Even Low Lead Levels Pose Perils for Children
Abstract: Discusses how low lead levels have a great impact on I.Q. levels in children.
Source: New York Times
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/05/health/personal-health-eve
n-low-lead-levels-pose-perils-for-children.html?pagewant
ed=all&src=pm

FDA Proposed Ban on Lead Foil Wraps for Wines
Abstract: Discusses FDA's proposal to ban lead foil wraps on domestic and imported wine bottles.
Source: United States Food and Drug Administration
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/1991/09/11/news/fda-seeks-limit-on-le
ad-in-wine.html

Getting the Lead Out: Impacts of and Alternatives for Automotive Lead Use [PDF]
Abstract: Lists alternatives to leaded products, such as lead-acid batteries, used in automobiles.
Source: Environmental Defense
URL: http://www.edf.org/sites/default/files/4111_drivingforward_0
104.pdf

Getting the Lead Out: Impacts of and Alternatives for Automotive Lead Use [PDF]
Abstract: Lists alternatives to leaded products, such as lead-acid batteries, used in automobiles.
Source: Environmental Defense
URL: http://www.edf.org/sites/default/files/4111_drivingforward_0
104.pdf

Health Effects Information -- Lead
Abstract: Discusses properties of lead, uses of lead, sources of lead, presence of lead in drinking water, and ways to reduce lead in drinking water.
Source: Oregon Department of Human Services
URL: http://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/Workplac
eHealth/Work-RelatedLeadPoisoning/Pages/index.aspx

Health Effects of Lead in Drinking Water
Abstract: Describes how drinking water is contaminated with lead and the health effects associated with lead exposure.
Source: Lifestyles Research Center
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/health_effects
_of_lead_in_drinking_water.htm

Health Hazards of Lead for Workers and Children: Why is the Reduction of Lead from our Workplace and Environment so Important?
Abstract: Lists how lead is transported through the body, health effects of lead on children and workers, and how to reduce lead exposure.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development
URL: http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/occupational-lead-po
isoning-registry/health-hazards-of-lead-for-workers-and-
children.html

Identifying Industry Sectors in the Northeast that Emit or Transfer Lead or Lead Compounds [PDF]
Abstract: Focuses on emission and transfer of lead and lead compounds in the Northeast.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/publications/otherpbts/leadsectors.pdf

Intel Lead-Free Solutions
Abstract: Contains information on Intel's progress to develop lead-free manufacturing standards and processes.
Source: Intel
URL: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/silicon-innovations/s
ilicon-innovations-technology.html

Lead and Lead Poisoning [PDF]
Abstract: Provides information on the history of lead use; how lead exposure occurs; the health effects and symptoms of lead exposure; what to do in the event of lead exposure; how to learn more about lead; and employers' responsibility.
Source: Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Division
URL: http://www.orosha.org/pdf/pubs/3937.pdf

Lead Exposure in Children Affects Brain and Behavior [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses how children can be exposed to lead, health effects associated with exposure, and how exposure can prevented.
Source: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
URL: http://www.aacap.org/galleries/FactsForFamilies/45_lead_expo
sure_in_children_affects_brain_and_behavior.pdf

Lead Exposure in the Home
Abstract: Discusses lead's impact on children, lead sources in the home, ways to reduce lead exposure risks, and medical screening for lead.
Source: National Network for Child Care
URL: http://www.nncc.org/Health/lead.home.html

Lead Exposure: A Top Indicator of Delinquency
Abstract: Discusses how delinquent kids have higher blood lead levels than kids from similar backgrounds without a criminal history.
Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/lead_exposure-
top_indicator_of_delinquency.htm

Lead in Construction
Abstract: Lists information on health effects of lead, rights in the workforce associated with lead, and ways to protect yourself from lead exposure.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development
URL: http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/occupational-lead-po
isoning-registry/lead-in-construction.html

Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil
Abstract: Contains an overivew of how humans are exposed to lead and how lead has been reduced.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead

Lead Overview
Abstract: Contains information on sources of lead, health effects of lead, and effects of lead on plants and animals.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
URL: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/airquality/pollutants.html

Lead Poisoning and Prevention
Abstract: Contains information on pathways of lead into the body, effects on children, and regulations on lead.
Source: University Neighborhood Housing Program
URL: http://www.unhp.org/lead.html

Lead Use and Alternatives [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses alternatives to lead in solder and plastics.
Source: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/37/36656.pdf

Lead Use and Alternatives [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses alternatives to lead in solder and plastics.
Source: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/37/36656.pdf

Lead-Free Electronics
Abstract: Lists lead-free alternatives in electronics, solders, and finishers.
Source: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://www.turi.org/Our_Work/Business/Industry_Sectors/Elect
ronics/Electronics_Supply_Chain_Workshops/April-2000/Lea
d-Free-Electronics-They-are-here-to-stay

Let's Get the Lead Out!
Abstract: Discusses alternatives to leaded sinker and jigs.
Source: Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance
URL: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=27
94&id=2277&lang=en&layout=item&view=item

New England Lead-Free Electronics Consortium: Phase III Overview
Abstract: Summarizes performance testing of lead-free options for electronic component manufacturing.
Source: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://www.turi.org/Our_Work/Business/Industry_Sectors/Elect
ronics/New_England_Lead-Free_Electronics_Consortium

New England Lead-Free Electronics Consortium: Phase III Overview
Abstract: Summarizes performance testing of lead-free options for electronic component manufacturing.
Source: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://www.turi.org/Our_Work/Business/Industry_Sectors/Elect
ronics/New_England_Lead-Free_Electronics_Consortium

Potential Regional Coordination on Pollution Prevention Technologies and Resouces for Industry Sectors Emitting or Transferring Lead or Lead Compounds in the Northeast [PDF]
Abstract: Lists alternatives uses of lead and lead compounds in different products.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Assocation
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/publications/otherpbts/leadopps.pdf

Potential Regional Coordination on Pollution Prevention Technologies and Resouces for Industry Sectors Emitting or Transferring Lead or Lead Compounds in the Northeast [PDF]
Abstract: Lists alternatives uses of lead and lead compounds in different products.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Assocation
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/publications/otherpbts/leadopps.pdf

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children
Abstract: Contains detailed information on health effects of lead, sources and pathways of lead, the role of health care providers and public agencies, and ways to manage lead hazards.
Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control
URL: http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/p0000029/p0000029.asp

Public Health Statement for Lead
Abstract: Contains an overview of lead, health effects of lead, ways to reduce lead poisoning, and ways lead can enter the environment and the human body.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/phs13.html

Public Health Statement for Lead
Abstract: Contains an overview of lead, health effects of lead, ways to reduce lead poisoning, and ways lead can enter the environment and the human body.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/phs13.html

Status of EPA Regulations Mandated by Title X: The Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992
Abstract: Lists final lead regulations and lead regulations being developed.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 9
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region09/toxic/lead/statusx.html

Technology Transfer Network Air Toxics Website: Lead Compounds
Abstract: Lists the physical properites of lead, sources of lead exposure, and health hazard information of lead.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/lead.html

The Future Alternatives of Tin-Lead in PCB Assembly
Abstract: Discusses alternatives to lead solder and tin-lead in PCB assembly.
Source: Felba Jan, Friedel Kazimierz, Kisiel Ryszard
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/the_future_alt
ernatives_of_tin-lead_in_PCB.htm

Toxicological Profile for Lead
Abstract: Provides detailed information on the chemical and physical properties of lead; health effects of lead; production, import, use, and disposal of lead; human exposure to lead; and lead regulations and advisories.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/tp.asp?id=96&tid=22

Toxicological Profile for Lead
Abstract: Provides detailed information on the chemical and physical properties of lead; health effects of lead; production, import, use, and disposal of lead; human exposure to lead; and lead regulations and advisories.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/tp.asp?id=96&tid=22

Very Low Lead Levels Linked with IQ Deficits, According to New England Journal of Medicine
Abstract: Discusses how children who have blood lead concentration lower than 10 micrograms per deciliter suffer intellectual impairment from exposure.
Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Services
URL: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2003/april16
/index.cfm


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Getting the Lead out of Electronics [PDF]
Abstract: This fact sheet provides a summary of the successful efforts of the New England Lead-free Electronics Consortium.
Source: TURI
URL: http://www.turi.org/content/download/5509/59483/file/TURI_Le
adFreeBrochure.pdf


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Lead Shot Alternatives
Abstract: Contains information on lead-free alternatives for ammunition, including bismuth, steel, tungsten/iron, and tungsten/polymer shots.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 2
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead/best-management-practices-lead-outd
oor-shooting-ranges-epa-902-b-01-001-revised-june-2005

ToxFAQs for Lead
Abstract: Lists how lead cycles through the environment, how humans are exposed to lead and the health effects it causes, and how lead poisoning has been reduced and what can still be done to reduce exposure.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tfacts13.html

ToxFAQs for Lead
Abstract: Lists how lead cycles through the environment, how humans are exposed to lead and the health effects it causes, and how lead poisoning has been reduced and what can still be done to reduce exposure.
Source: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
URL: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tfacts13.html


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CDC's Second National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals: Spotlight on Lead
Abstract: Lists how people are exposed to lead, health effects of lead, and levels of lead found in the U.S. population.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/

Childhood Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Lists how children get lead poisoning, health effects associated with it, and how it can be prevented.
Source: Illinois Department of Public Health
URL: http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hblead.htm

Consumer Fact Sheet on Lead
Abstract: Focuses on how lead gets into the water supply, what should be done about contamination, and health effects associated with exposure.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/rulesregs/sdwa/lcr/fs_consumer
.cfm

Facts About Lead in Paint
Abstract: Lists ways to detect if your house has lead paint, dangers assocaited with it, and temporary and permanent solutions to reduce lead paint exposure.
Source: Vermont Department of Health
URL: http://healthvermont.gov/enviro/lead/lead_paint.aspx

Finding Lead in the Home: Common Sources of Lead [PDF]
Abstract: Lists preventive measures to reduce exposure to lead in dust, lead-based paint, soil, water, food, and folk medicine.
Source: Minnesota Department of Health
URL: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/fs/common.pdf

Finding Lead in the Home: Common Sources of Lead [PDF]
Abstract: Lists preventive measures to reduce exposure to lead in dust, lead-based paint, soil, water, food, and folk medicine.
Source: Minnesota Department of Health
URL: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/fs/common.pdf

Finding Lead in the Home: What Is Lead Poisoning? [PDF]
Abstract: Lists how people can be exposed to lead, health effects of lead poisoning, and who should be tested.
Source: Minnesota Department of Health
URL: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/fs/whatis.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions -- Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Lists a description of lead poisoning, health effects of lead poisoning, and preventive measures to reduce lead exposure.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 2
URL: http://toxics.supportportal.com/link/portal/23002/23019/Arti
cleFolder/752/General-Information-About-Lead?__utma=1056
94085.1261064348.1364501869.1366912047.1367525230.3&__ut
mb=105694085.5.10.1367525230

Health Effects Caused by Lead Exposure
Abstract: Lists how lead gets into the body, health effects of lead exposure, and medical treatment for lead poisoning.
Source: United States Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration
URL: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/infrastructure
/structures/98179/health.cfm

Health Effects of Lead (EPA)
Abstract: Discusses health effects of lead exposure and why children are more suseptible to lead poisoning.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 10: The Pacific Northwest
URL: http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=2000DART.txt

Lead Contamination in Your Yard
Abstract: Lists how lead gets into the soil, ways to avoid lead exposure, and ways to make yards safer.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/recycle/reduce/lead
-contamination-in-your-yard.html

Lead Exposure
Abstract: Lists health effects of lead exposure, how lead gets into the body, how to reduce lead hazards in houses, and why women and children should be more concerned with lead exposure.
Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Women's Health
URL: http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-s
heet/environment-womens-health.html#yy

Lead Fishing: Sinkers and Animals
Abstract: Lists why lead sinkers are a problem, effects of lead on animals, and ways to protect animals and humans from lead exposure, including lead-free alternatives.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/fishshellfish/animal
s.cfm

Lead in Drinking Water
Abstract: Lists how lead gets into drinking water and ways to prevent lead from getting into the water supply.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/drink/info/lead/index.cfm

Lead in the Environment and Health
Abstract: Contains information on the chemistry of lead, sources of lead, health effects associated with lead exposure, and how to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: Health, Environment, and Work
URL: http://www.agius.com/hew/resource/lead.htm

Lead in the Environment and Health
Abstract: Contains information on the chemistry of lead, sources of lead, health effects associated with lead exposure, and how to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: Health, Environment, and Work
URL: http://www.agius.com/hew/resource/lead.htm

Lead-Safe Home Renovation and Painting
Abstract: Lists health effects of lead poisoning, hazards of renovation, and precautions to take when renovating.
Source: Massachusetts Departments of Labor and Workforce Development
URL: http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/occupational-lead-po
isoning-registry/lead-safe-home-renovation-and-painting.html

Nutrition and Childhood Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Recommends an increase in foods high in iron and calcium to help reduce the possibility of lead poisoning in children.
Source: Ohio State University
URL: http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/5000/5536.html

Safety Information: Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Discusses sources of lead exposure, symptoms of lead poisoning, and preventive measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of lead exposure.
Source: University of California, Davis Health System
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/safety_info-le
ad_poisoning.htm

Technical Fact Sheet for Lead Hazards and Alternatives
Abstract: Lists products that contain lead, lead-free alternatives, and success stories.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region5/toxics/lead/index.htm

Technical Fact Sheet for Lead Hazards and Alternatives
Abstract: Lists products that contain lead, lead-free alternatives, and success stories.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region5/toxics/lead/index.htm

Technical Fact Sheet on Lead [PDF]
Abstract: Contains information on sources of lead in the water supply and the health effects it causes.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/pdfs/factsheets/ioc/tech/lead.pdf

True/False Questions on Lead
Abstract: Lists answers to common questions about lead paint.
Source: New York State Department of Health
URL: http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/lead/exposure/childho
od/leadq.htm


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Child Lead Sources
Abstract: Lists percent of children's lead exposure from different sources.
Source: Arizona Department of Health Services
URL: http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/oeh/dtalt_fig212.htm

Federal Regulations and Guidance Documents
Abstract: Lists different regulations and programs by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
URL: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-AP/CBON/125159478
2284

Health and Environmental Impacts of Lead
Abstract: Lists how lead affects organs, brain and nerves, heart and blood, animals and plants, and fish.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/air/lead/health.html

Health Effects Charts
Abstract: Lists effects of lead poisoning on the nervous system and brain, blood forming system, kidneys/reproductive system, and digestive system.
Source: United States Department of Energy
URL: http://www.lbl.gov/ehs/lead/lead_healtheff.shtml

Health Effects of Lead (KY)
Abstract: Lists health effects of lead poisoning on children and adults.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/health_effects
_of_lead_(KY).htm

Health Impacts of Lead Poisoning: A Preliminary Listing of the Health Effects and Symptoms of Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Describes health effects and symptoms of lead poisoning in children and adults as well as prenatal development and reproductive health effects of lead.
Source: The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
URL: http://www.lead.org.au/fs/fst7.html

Health Impacts of Lead Poisoning: A Preliminary Listing of the Health Effects and Symptoms of Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Describes health effects and symptoms of lead poisoning in children and adults as well as prenatal development and reproductive health effects of lead.
Source: The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
URL: http://www.lead.org.au/fs/fst7.html

Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Lists lead souces in the home, causes of environmental contamination, toxic levels in children and animals, and symptoms of toxicity.
Source: Cornell University
URL: http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/toxcat/toxcat.html

Lead Rules and Regulations
Abstract: Lists statutory authority, final regulations and policy, and regulations under development.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL:

Lead Rules and Regulations
Abstract: Lists statutory authority, final regulations and policy, and regulations under development.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL:

Regulations and Rules Update
Abstract: Describes Title X, Disclosure Rule, Toxic Substances Control Act, HUD Regulations, and Lead Debris Disposal Rule.
Source: HomeSafe, Inc.
URL: http://www.leadpro.com/update.html#Lead%20Disposal

Safe Drinking Water Act: Prohibition on Use of Lead Pipes, Solder, and Flux
Abstract: Describes prohibition of use of lead pipes, solder, and flux under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Source: Cornell Law School
URL: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode42/usc_sec_42_0
0000300---g006-.html

Sources of Lead
Abstract: A complete list of products that contain lead.
Source: The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
URL: http://www.lead.org.au/lasn/lasn006.html

Sources of Lead
Abstract: A complete list of products that contain lead.
Source: The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
URL: http://www.lead.org.au/lasn/lasn006.html

Top 10 Questions Asked About Lead Poisoning and the Lead Law
Abstract: Lists facts about lead poisoning, the Lead Law of Massachusetts, and deleading houses that contain lead-based paint.
Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health
URL: http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/envir
onmental-health/exposure-topics/lead/frequently-asked-qu
estions-about-lead.html

Toxic Substances Control Act: Lead Exposure Reduction
Abstract: Lists the sections of the Toxic Substances Control Act pertaining to lead.
Source: Cornell Law School
URL: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode15/usc_sup_01_1
5_10_53_20_IV.html

Training and Certification Program for Lead-Based Paint Activities in Target Housing and Child-Occupied Facilities - Section 402/404
Abstract: Contains final and proposed rules for the training and certification program for lead-based paint activities.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL:

Where Lead Comes From
Abstract: Lists places where lead commonly exists today.
Source: Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
URL: http://www.leadsafevermont.org/html/rent_where.html

Where Lead Comes From
Abstract: Lists places where lead commonly exists today.
Source: Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
URL: http://www.leadsafevermont.org/html/rent_where.html


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Clean Water Act
Abstract: Provides the history, an overview of, and additional links of the Clean Water Act.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/laws-regulations/history-clean-water-act

Federal Hazardous Substances Act Regulations
Abstract: Lists the different regulations under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act.
Source: Colorado State
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/108/federal_hazard
ous_substances_act_regs.pdf

Lead and Copper Rule CFR 141.81 [PDF]
Abstract: Explains that the Lead and Copper Rule established regulations and treatments of plumbing systems.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8
URL: http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lcrmr/pdfs/draft/qrg_lcrmr_quic
kguide2007.pdf

Lead Contamination Control and Asbestos Information Acts of 1988
Abstract: Describes the Lead Contamination Control Act of 1988 and how it pertains to drinking water in schools.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/lead-contamination-control-and-
asbestos-information-acts-1988

Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act
Abstract: Lists sections in the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act.
Source: United States Food and Drug Administration
URL: http://www.fda.gov/RegulatoryInformation/Legislation/ucm1487
55.htm

Regulations, Rules, Policies, and Guidances
Abstract: Contains summaries of federal lead regulations and guidance.
Source: Washington State Department of Ecology
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead/lead-laws-and-regulations

Regulations, Rules, Policies, and Guidances
Abstract: Contains summaries of federal lead regulations and guidance.
Source: Washington State Department of Ecology
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead/lead-laws-and-regulations

Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 [PDF]
Abstract: Outlines the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992.
Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
URL: http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/affordablehousing/training/we
b/leadsafe/ruleoverview/lbphazardsact.pdf

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Abstract: Gives an overview and link to the full text of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-resource-conser
vation-and-recovery-act

The National Lead Information Center
Abstract: Contains contact information for the National Lead Information Center
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL:


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Lead in the Environment Tutorial
Abstract: Contains information on souces of lead, health effects of lead, and regulations associated with lead.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region1/eco/ne_lead/


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Center for Disease Control Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Contains information on lead, its health effects, and the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.
Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/lead.htm

Global Lead Network: Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning
Abstract: Contains a directory of the network, advocacy tools, a resouce center, policy and legislation information, and publications.
Source: Global Lead Network
URL: http://www.globalleadnet.org/

Lead Education and Outreach
Abstract: Contains links to lead brochures, lead awareness program activities, and current lead outreach grants.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www2.epa.gov/lead

Lead Poisoning Happens More Than You Think
Abstract: Provides links to current information on lead and lead poisoning.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.nsc.org/resources/issues/lead.aspx

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Contains links to lead prevention documents and brochures.
Source: Connecticut Department of Public Health
URL: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3140&q=387550

Lead Poisoning Resource Center
Abstract: Contains information on the danger of lead poisoning, lead laws, history of lead, sources of lead exposure, and medical effects of lead poisoning.
Source: Motley Rice, Lead Poisoning Lawyer
URL: http://www.motleyrice.com/environmental/lead-poisoning

Lead Poisoning Resources
Abstract: Contains information on legal rights associated with lead, health effects of lead poisoning, lead poisoning news stories, sources of lead, lead prevention, and lead removal.
Source: The Hannon Law Firm, LCC
URL: http://www.clper.org/resources.html

Massachusetts Division of Occupational Safety - Lead Program
Abstract: The mission of the Massachusetts Division of Occupational Safety is to promote and protect workers' safety and health, wages and working conditions.
Source: Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
URL: http://www.mass.gov/lwd/labor-standards/lead-program/

Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control
Abstract: Contains information on reducing lead-based paint in homes.
Source: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
URL: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/hea
lthy_homes

Safety and Health Topics: Lead
Abstract: Lists links for recognition, evaluation, control, compliance, and training related to lead.
Source: United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration
URL: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/lead/

Tennessee's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Abstract: Contains information the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, lead sources, prevention tips, and a lead poisoning fact sheet.
Source: Tennessee Department of Health
URL: http://fcs.tennessee.edu/lead/

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