Many California residents live in low-income housing, and the landlords who own low-income houses -- in other words, slumlords -- do not always keep their premises safe. One of the biggest problems that plagues families living in this type of home environment is the threat of lead poisoning.
In many of our past blogs, we talked about the impact that lead has upon children. We discussed some of the common symptoms of lead poisoning, and what you should do if you suspect that your child is suffering due to an exposure to lead.
About five miles from downtown Los Angeles, in the City of Vernon, there used to be a battery recycling plant, operated by Exide. The plant, which last operated in 2012, was closed by federal officials over a year ago due to concerns regarding the pollution of neighborhoods near the facility.
In California, many children come into contact with lead each day. This exposure may cause lasting health complications, making it essential that you take immediate action if you believe that your child is suffering from lead poisoning.
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