lead paint

Advocates wait for Philadelphia City Council to pass a long-awaited bill that will require all rental properties in the city to be certified lead-safe by April 2022.
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Pat Loeb
September 26, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Philadelphia City Council Thursday passed a long-awaited bill that will require all rental properties in the city to be certified lead-safe by April 2022. The bill generated controversy while it was being debated, but it passed unanimously.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — School starts in a week, and crews have been busy working to remove environmental hazards in school buildings. As the school year begins, the district is continuing its efforts to remove or stabilize lead paint in its aging buildings. This summer at Heston Elementary...
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Gov. Wolf announced Wednesday that the state is kicking in extra money to help Philadelphia schools continue to remove lead paint from their buildings.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 31, 2019 - 6:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Wolf announced Wednesday that the state is kicking in extra money to help Philadelphia schools continue to remove lead paint from their buildings. Visitors' shoes stick to the flypaper-like adhesive mats at the entrances to rooms at Heston Elementary School in...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Mike DeNardo
March 21, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing a $100 million plan to remove lead paint from Philadelphia school buildings, and he's proposing to pay for it through a severance tax on natural gas. The lead paint abatement would be part of Wolf's Restore Pennsylvania infrastructure...
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