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Small Amounts Of Lead Can Change Children’s Lives Forever

Older homes in older cities mean a higher risk of lead poisoning. Children are especially at risk of lead poisoning. Now the Environmental Protection Agency is taking another step to keep Baltimore’s children safe.

10/24/2013

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Baltimore Housing Agency Pays $6.8M Lead Judgments

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has paid more than $6.7 million to satisfy six outstanding lead paint judgments.

08/14/2013

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Prominent Md. Lobbyist Fined For Lead Violation

Prominent Maryland lobbyist Bruce Bereano has been fined $13,000 for lead paint violations at two Anne Arundel County rental properties.

09/28/2012

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Baltimore Family Outraged After Lead Paint Judgment Reversed

Her kids were awarded $2.6 million because of lead poisoning suffered in Baltimore City’s public housing. But last week, a judge ruled the city didn’t have to pay up. Now that mother is speaking to WJZ.

01/23/2012

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Court Overturns $2.6 M Lead Paint Judgment Because Of Legal Technicality

Just as vehicles owned by the city housing authority were about to be sent to auction to pay for damages in a lead paint lawsuit, a judge has overturned the case.

01/20/2012

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Court Overturns Lead Paint Judgment In Baltimore

Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals has reversed $2.5 million in lead paint verdicts against Baltimore’s housing authority.

01/19/2012

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Baltimore Fights Lead Paint Case Property Seizure

Baltimore’s housing authority is fighting the seizure of its property to pay a $2.6 million lead paint judgment.

01/13/2012

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New Push To Strengthen Lead Paint Regulations

Cracking down on lead paint. Lead poisoning can cause permanent brain damage in children–or even kill them. Now there’s a new federal push to tighten regulations.

01/04/2012

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Md.’s Highest Court Rules On Lead Paint Lawsuits

Maryland’s highest court has ruled that a law giving owners of certain rental properties immunity from personal injury lawsuits based on a child’s ingestion of lead-based paint is invalid.

10/24/2011

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Number Of Children With Lead Poisoning Lowest In Years

More than 500 Maryland children are suffering from lead poisoning–the lowest number in years. But a new study shows there’s still lots of work to be done.

09/20/2011

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Councilman Seeks Federal Help With Lead Paint Case

A Baltimore city councilman says he plans to ask federal officials to help force the city’s housing authority into paying one of the court-ordered lead poisoning judgments against it.

07/08/2011

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Senators Seek Action From Baltimore On Lead Paint

Baltimore senators want to hold $17.5 million planned for a youth prison until Baltimore City leaders say how they will pay millions of dollars in settlements in lead paint lawsuits.

04/08/2011

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