Lead removal in USA is a 2019 Focus of FAU; starting in Cleveland, Ohio

A staggering 93.5 percent of students in the Cleveland Public School System had some exposure to lead, which even at low levels can damage a developing brain and cause educational, behavioral and health problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

We say this calls for a public-private partnership that leverages bank-based community benefit agreements that are in place and applicable to Cleveland.

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Reference – https://www.cleveland.com/metro/2019/01/an-uphill-battle-lead-poisoning-stunts-students-learning-while-cleveland-leaders-fail-to-tackle-lingering-problem.html

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