Low-Level Lead Exposure, “Experts” Say “Don’t Worry”… What’s the Science Say?

Can anyone truly say that there is nothing to worry about when exposing our children to any amount of lead? While permits may be in hand and levels of pollution/exposure may be “low,” can anyone truthfully say that those exposed would have “nothing to worry about.”

References/Resources

Emissions Report Document

Environmental lead exposure and children’s cognitive function
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4675165/

Low-Level lead exposure and mortality in US adults: a population-based cohort study
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(18)30025-2/fulltext

The politics of lead toxicology and the devastating consequences for children.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17486583

Industry challenges to the principle of prevention in public health: the precautionary principle in historical perspective.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1497488/

Childhood lead poisoning prevention: too little, too late.
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/200846

The Conquest of Lead Poisoning: A Pyrrhic Victory
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2022649/

Blood Lead Levels in Children: What Do Parents Need to Know to Protect Their Children?
https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/acclpp/lead_levels_in_children_fact_sheet.pdf

Very low lead exposures and children’s neurodevelopment.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18332714

In harm’s way: toxic threats to child development.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11875286

Economic gains resulting from the reduction in children’s exposure to lead in the United States.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12055046

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