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Lead in Tap Water: CDC Public Health Communications Need Improvement

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,District of Columbia,Environment,Govt Information

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11279.pdf

Criticizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for a 2004 report on the effects of elevated levels of lead in the drinking water of DC citizens and calls upon the agency to publish an article providing a comprehensive overview of current knowledge about the dangers, especially to children, of lead in drinking water.  From the Government Accountability Office