Ohio kids’ show elevated lead blood levels at more than twice the national rate, study finds
Ohio children have elevated levels of lead in their blood at more than two times the national rate, according to a study released Monday. The research, from JAMA Pediatrics, a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Medical Association, found about 5.2% of Ohio children have elevated levels of lead in their system. Nationally, the […]
Report: 650,000 lead pipes still carry water in Ohio; 2nd most in U.S.
As many as 650,000 lead pipes statewide deliver water to Ohioans, according to a report released last week by the Natural Resources Defense Council. This makes Ohio the second worst state in the nation as measured by the estimated number of lead pipes (technically known as lead-containing service lines) in the water system, behind only […]