Later today we will be posting a response to a major misrepresentation of the concern of the Portland Public Schools Lead In Water Issue. The following article is posted as a point of reference for this response.[Note: Lead Safe America fundamentally disagrees with the serious and irresponsible imprecision and superficiality in the assessment here and elsewhere in the media—based on misguided/misleading public statements by the Multnomah County Health Department—public statements essentially erroneously dismissing the potential health effects of children’s ongoing low-level lead exposure via contaminated drinking water in many of PPS facilities.]
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We have also uploaded a full PDF of the article to the site and that can be seen by clicking the screenshot from the article (the second image below.)