The state only requires schools to take action if lead levels exceed 15 ppb. But the CDC says there’s no safe blood lead level for children.
Reporter Joe Rubin explains how California’s public health department dropped the ball in a Bay Area contamination case.
Santa Clara County has not revealed how many of the children who attended a now-shuttered gymnastics facility have been tested for lead.
Guns spewed lead dust. Child gymnasts trained. California regulators failed to act.
Last year Governor Jerry Brown vetoed legislation that would have tightened scrutiny of the amount of lead absorbed by workers. Assemblyman Ash Kalra has vowed to pursue passage of his measure with 2019’s Assembly Bill 35.