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Philly.com

'Toxic City': State confirms extreme lead levels in Kensington soil
Philly.com
For more than a decade, Kensington residents worried when they saw children roll, run, slide or sled down what they dubbed “Mount Wawa,” a mound of dirt that was once the site of the most notorious lead factory in Philadelphia's river wards.

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nwitimes.com

Hammond pushes for revisions to lead factory air permit
nwitimes.com
HAMMOND — City environmental officials and the U.S. EPA want the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to refine an air pollution permit before renewing it for a lead-processing facility in Robertsdale. Several residents say IDEM should ...

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africanews

Gambian wildlife reserve facing depletion, Chinese company blamed
africanews
Villagers from the community were shocked by the discovery last week and suspected a nearby Chinese fish processing company, Golden Lead Factory of poisoning the reserve, Dutch wildlife conservation organisation Green Wall Warriors announced.

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ChemAxon Contributing to European Lead Factory's Success
PR Newswire UK (press release)
Approximately four years ago ChemAxon, a leading company in chemistry and biology software solutions and consultancy services, and the European Lead Factory (ELF), in a public-private-partnership supported by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI ...

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Nature.com

European Lead Factory hits its stride
Nature.com
The European Lead Factory (ELF) — a consortium of 30 partners from industry and academia — launched 3 years ago to revitalize European drug discovery efforts. The euro 196 million project is now almost at full speed. It has assembled a library of ...

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Jollofnews

Building The New Gambia With Madi Jobarteh: The Government And Golden Lead Factory Are Responsible!
Jollofnews
As if that is not enough, the company went further to say that the “situation is triggered by external factors beyond the control of Golden Lead factory.” But the company did not say who or what are these external factors? This is yet another attempt ...

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Philly.com

In booming Philadelphia neighborhoods, lead-poisoned soil is resurfacing
Philly.com
Antczak grew up in the shadow of the area's most notorious lead factory, an eight-acre complex of 52 buildings and nine smokestacks sprawled along both sides of Aramingo Avenue. Over nearly 150 years, workers ground lead into a powder used in bathtub ...

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euronews

The vital role of SMEs in medical research
euronews
Thanks to the public-private partnership model brought by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), pharmaceutical companies and publically funded partners, including SMEs, have contributed to the European Lead Factory project which houses a unique ...

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USA TODAY

More evidence children harmed by lead near Philadelphia 'Ghost Factory'
USA TODAY
Children living near the former site of a huge lead factory in Philadelphia are six times more likely than children nationwide to have elevated levels of toxic lead in their bodies, according to a new federal study prompted in part by a USA TODAY ...
Report: Kids near site of old Philly factory more likely to have toxic ...PhillyVoice.com

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USA TODAY

Audit faults EPA in delays probing lead factory dangers
USA TODAY
A government audit confirms many of the findings of USA TODAY's 2012 "Ghost Factories" investigation and faults the Environmental Protection Agency for lacking criteria and time limits to screen more than 460 potential lead smelter sites that were ...

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