Daily Herald: Lead Paint Dangers

Federal law banned lead in paint 35 years ago, but the toxin still threatens children in Kane County today.
March 2, 2014 7:19:41 AM PST
Federal law banned lead in paint 35 years ago, but the toxin still threatens children in Kane County today.

Lead paint poisoning is among the top preventable health risks in the area, and in Illinois as a whole. Daily Herald Staff Writer Jim Fuller examines how Illinois has one of the highest rates of lead poisoning in the country and how the cities of Aurora and Elgin, with their stock of older homes, are facing the issue. You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, March 2, 2014, or online at dailyherald.com .


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