Lead Poisoning

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Is Lead Exposure Behind Cities' Schizophrenia Problem?

    In New York City, like in many other major metropolises, schizophrenia is a disease that can be more visible than most. In 1999, after a schizophrenic off his meds pushed a woman into the path of an oncoming N train, New York State even came up with a law to make the mentally ill seek compulsory tre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    People More Important Than Natural Resources, Says Lead-Fearing NYC Government

    ​Uh-oh. After finding "elevated" levels of lead in New York City tap water, the city's Department of Environmental Protection is warning New Yorkers to run their faucet for 30 seconds before drinking it, cooking it, or feeding it to their babies. While the DEP says the lead levels are "too sma ... More >>

  • News

    January 28, 2003

    Grading the Speaker

    Miller's Council Gets 'A' for Courage, Mixed Results on Budget and Bills

  • News

    September 10, 2002

    Lead Poison Legacy?

    Councilmember Dilan No Help on 'Lead Belt' Relief

  • News

    April 9, 2002

    Getting the Lead Out

    Will the City Council Finally Protect Kids From Toxic Paint?

  • News

    August 17, 1999

    City Council's Whitewash

    Speaker Vallone's Pamphlet Flies Like a Lead Balloon

  • News

    June 22, 1999

    Poisoned Politics

    Children Suffer While Peter Vallone Thins Lead-Paint Law

  • News

    June 8, 1999

    Peter's Poisoned Pen

    Will Vallone Write a Sickening Lead-Paint Bill to Please Landlords?