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Landlords Called Out for Negligence in Apartment Buildings Lead Contamination

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A coalition of Lower Manhattan tenants and activists marched in the East Village to demand a city crackdown on landlords who ignore fixing apartment buildings with toxic lead dust from shoddy construction. According to a report on Patch.com, the Lead Dust Free New York City coalition is made up of community organizers and local tenants […]

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NYC Officials Challenged Tests That Showed Children Were Exposed to Lead in NYCHA Apartments

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An investigation by The New York Times showed that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the agency that operates low-income housing or “the projects,” within the city, has routinely disputed tests that revealed higher lead levels in its apartments. The New York Times article gives the example of a toddler living in NYCHA housing […]

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City to Repair and Upgrade 62,000 NYCHA Apartments After Lead Poisoning Complaints

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Mayor Bill de Blasio has unveiled a new plan to fix the ongoing lead poisoning issues that residents living in apartments managed by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) have been facing for many years now. According to an ABC news report, the upgrades involve nearly $13 billion in repairs and will cover new […]

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Outraged New Yorkers Blame NYCHA for Child Lead Poisoning During Public Hearing

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Dozens of New Yorkers crowded an East Harlem auditorium on Sept. 17 to demand that New York City do a better job of monitoring lead paint hazards calling for city officials to be penalized for dangerous oversights. According to an AM NY news report, city officials listened to testimony from community leaders and experts at […]

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New York City Schools Still Dealing with Water Fixtures With Elevated Lead Levels

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About 9 percent of the 12,457 water fixtures in New York City schools that were found to have elevated lead levels about two years ago, still do not meet state standards after efforts were made to address the issue. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, this means that 1,165 fixtures still need […]

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Number of Children in NYCHA with High Blood Lead Levels Hold Steady

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There has been very little decline in the number of children with high blood lead levels living in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) units or The Projects, according to a report in the New York Times. For more than 10 years, the city has made progress in reducing the number of children in public […]

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Mayor Says NYCHA is Making Progress Repairing Lead Tainted Apartments

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Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke in defense of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) saying the city agency is making progress repairing deteriorating apartments in public housing developments. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York stated in a court […]

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Federal Judge Refuses to Throw Out NYCHA Lead Poisoning Lawsuit

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A federal judge in Manhattan has refused to throw out a lawsuit that seeks to hold the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) accountable for lead paint in homes, which has poisoned hundreds of children living in The Projects. According to a report in the New York Post, Judge William Pauley ruled that the city […]

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Health Department Entangled in Inquiry Over NYCHA (The Projects) Lead Poisoning Scandal

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New York City’s failure to comply with federal regulations on lead paint standards, which has plunged the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) into scandal, has now placed the city’s Health Department under scrutiny as well. According to a report in The New York Times, the Department of Investigation is pursuing an inquiry into how […]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Launches Effort to Test 130,000 Public Housing Units for Lead

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this month that the city would test for lead in every one of the approximately 130,000 New York City Housing Authority (The Projects) (NYCHA) apartments where lead paint may have been used. According to a report in the New York Times, this amounts to a vast expansion […]

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