CDC Can Find Two Tainted Spinach Leaves. Fails to Alert DC to Lead Problem.
Posted Apr 16 2009 12:00am
Managing Editor's Note: Salon.com has been quick to ignore the impact of mercury in children, however, they seem to have a clue that lead is bad, and that the CDC is capable of putting children last.
April 10, 2009 | From 2001 to 2004, Washington, D.C., experienced what may have been the worst lead contamination of city water on record. Tens of thousands of homes had sky-high levels of lead at the tap, and in the worst cases, tap water contained enough lead to be classified as hazardous waste. Not that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the government oversight agency for public health, was worried.