40,000 Dallas-Fort Worth Children Under 6 Have Lead in Blood: Data

"The headlines have focused on Frisco, where a battery-recycling plant emits too much lead. But the dangers go far beyond Frisco’s backyard. In cities such as Dallas and Fort Worth, particles from leaded gasoline banned decades ago still contaminate the soil."

Valerie Wigglesworth reports for the Dallas Morning News October 22, 2011.


"Toxicology: Draft Government Report Links Low-Level Lead Exposure To Negative Health Effects" (Chemical & Engineering News)

"Disneyland Attractions Contain High Levels Of Lead, Environmental Group Alleges" (Huffington Post)

Source: Dallas Morning News, 10/24/2011