Lead paint removal

Tygone Poteat, part of the lead paint removal crew for the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, removes windows covered in lead paint in the livingroom of a home on Maisel near Westport St. before installing new ones. One of the bills presented to lawmakers in Annapolis would mandate window replacement in any home where blood tests reveal a child has elevated lead levels. There are several bills addressing the lead poisoning problem.

( Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun / March 1, 2012 )

Tygone Poteat, part of the lead paint removal crew for the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, removes windows covered in lead paint in the livingroom of a home on Maisel near Westport St. before installing new ones. One of the bills presented to lawmakers in Annapolis would mandate window replacement in any home where blood tests reveal a child has elevated lead levels. There are several bills addressing the lead poisoning problem.

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