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Durbin tackles national lead crisis

Durbin tackles national lead crisis

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) Monday called on federal and local government leaders to take greater measures to protect children from lead exposure in city homes and water systems. Nearly 80 percent of Chicago’s homes are connected to lead-containing pipes, according to Durbin’s press release. Additionally, the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s standards for federally-assisted […]