EPA To Look Into Lead Monitoring Requirements

Law360, New York (July 22, 2009, 6:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will reconsider some of its lead air pollution monitoring requirements in order to better protect children, the agency announced Wednesday.

The agency will look into air quality monitoring requirements for concentrations of lead in outdoor air, it said in a statement. The current lead standards themselves will not to be reviewed, it said.

“We have a fundamental responsibility to protect every child from environmental threats, especially contaminants like lead that can cause behavioral and learning disabilities and create a lifetime of...
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