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Groundbreaking legislation addressing lead paint in schools passes through Philadelphia City Council   The bill, backed by Councilman Mark Squilla, Philadelphia Healthy Schools Initiative and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, sets the nation’s most far-reaching standards for lead paint remediation in schools. [Philadelphia, Pa.] – Amidst growing public outcry over the environmental-health threats faced by[…]

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Dear Philadelphia City Council members, I wanted to write and follow up following the hearing held by City Council on January 25th on the subject of faulty lead paint stabilization in a set of Philadelphia public schools. At this hearing, you asked a panel of speakers that included Jerry Roseman from the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers[…]

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