lead paint

Flint Water Crisis Doctor Speaks In Kalamazoo

Nov 5, 2019
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The pediatrician who exposed the Flint water crisis is bringing her message to Kalamazoo. Mona Hanna-Attisha will speak at a forum on lead paint in Kalamazoo on Wednesday, November 6.

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Lead played a starring role in American life for much of the 20th century. People drove cars that ran on leaded gas and painted their walls with lead paint. Many drank water from municipal pipes and household plumbing made from lead. The University of Michigan’s Stuart Batterman says it added up to “ubiquitous” lead exposure in the United States, with enduring consequences.


Berrien County Commissioners say they plan no further action on a lead abatement program. 

Officials with Berrien County Health Department say they followed HUD guidelines