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We’re removing lead from drinking water, once and for all.

In 2014, Flint, Michigan, made national headlines. It was all due to elected officials’ decision to switch the city’s drinking water supply — intended to...

Local organizations partner to raise awareness during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Lead poisoning is a public health issue that has affected people tremendously since the Industrial Revolution. Many people, specifically children, face lead-filled dangers daily....

The disproportionate harm lead poses to Near Eastside neighborhoods

Childhood blood lead levels have decreased in Indiana in recent years, but blood lead levels remain high in some Near Eastside neighborhoods, SAVI Talks...

EPA proposes tighter lead paint standards for child-care facilities, homes

In an effort to protect children and communities from the harmful effects of exposure to dust generated from lead paint, the EPA proposed strengthening...

Report: Green Space need in Indy is sporadic, but low-income minority residents need them the most

Many areas in Marion County are in need of green spaces, but low-income minority areas need them the most, a SAVI Talks study concluded.  Varying...

Green space on far east side has reduced lead in soil

A lead pilot program released preliminary data that shows a 50% reduction in lead at a green space at 38th Street and Post Road....

Free soil sampling in Martindale-Brightwood and NearWest

Free soil sampling for lead is now available to residents in Martindale-Brightwood and NearWest neighborhoods of Indianapolis under a federal grant being administered by...

Colts Lead early; then put clamps on hapless Bengals

Five turnovers, a number of dropped passes and a plethora of missed defensive assignments by a team usually means a blowout on the road...

Indiana: EPA Lead Paint (RRP) Certification Training Class [DEADLINE]

Per EPA regulation, all firms required to receive the Lead Paint RRP certification must register for a class by September 30.  Listed below are...

Students warned to beware of laptop-itisComputer design can lead to injuries in heavy users

The very design of laptop computers encourages bad posture among students and other heavy users, which can lead to headaches, muscle strain and debilitating...
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