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Posted inChildren's Health

N.C. expected to remove lead, asbestos from public schools and child care centers

By Greg Barnes For years, bills have been introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly calling for the removal of lead from drinking water at public schools and licensed child care centers. Each time, the bills failed to gain traction, largely because of money. Lawmakers worried about the costs of abatement and school districts feared […]