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HillRag: Allen Introduces Bill to Detect, Protect from Lead

September 18, 2018

Charles Allen talking with constituents after the Lead Hazard and Elimination Act of 2018 was introduced.

At Children’s Law Center, we’ve seen the terrible impact lead can have on any family. We also know it is a preventable problem. That’s why we’re advocating for the Lead Hazard Prevention and Elimination Act of 2018. CLC policy director Sharra Greer recently shared her thoughts about the legislation:

“Children’s Law Center is dedicated to making sure children and families renting in the District are living in healthy, safe homes, and we know lead exposure permanently damages kids’ brains,” said Sharra Greer, Policy Director at Children’s Law Center.

“We are extremely pleased to work with Councilmember Allen, his staff, and experts on this groundbreaking legislation, which will make DC a national leader in preventing kids’ exposure to lead.”

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