Evaluation of the First Seven Months of a Pilot Lead Project in St. Louis
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Why has the City made so little progress in actually removing lead? With lead poisoning rates 7 to 10 times the national average, shouldn't we declare a Lead Emergency?




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Black & Green Wednesday Forum
Is the City of St. Louis Removing Lead from Homes?

WHEN:    7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 4, 2006
WHERE:  Carpenter Branch Library
3309 South Grand  
               St. Louis MO 63118

The forum will include:

* Don Fitz, Gateway Green Education Foundation, Green Time TV

* Kathleen Logan-Smith, Health & Environmental Justice, St. Louis

* Ron Smith, Director of Operations, City of St. Louis has been invited.

* Zaki Baruti, Green Party, Universal African Peoples Organization [moderator]

The City of St. Louis claims that 3300 Nebraska is a showcase block for cleaning up lead. A survey by the Greens found no evidence of success. In October 2005, HEJ gave the City very poor marks on lead poisoning prevention. The Director of Operations has been invited to describe the City's lead programs.

Sponsored by the Gateway Green Alliance, Universal African Peoples Organization, and Health & Environmental Justice, St. Louis.

For more information call 314-727-8554 or visit the Greens' web site:

Click on Carpenter Branch in lower right corner for driving directions.

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