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EcoWaste Coalition
Unit 329, Eagle Court, 26 Matalino St., 1101 Quezon City, Philippines
Phone/Fax: 4411846  E-Mail: info@ecowastecoalition.org|
Website: http://ecowastecoalition.blogspot.com

Press Release
“Green” Poll Bets, Doctors, Bishops Back Lead-Safe Schools for Children’s Health

The move comes after persistent campaign by environmentalists demanding regulation of high lead content in paints
By Mayank Aggarwal
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Hydc0BH3YxgPClcStg3TqL/Environment-mini...

On 24 April a leading Russian television program called "HEALTH" was focused on the negative health effects of lead, including those from lead in paints. Data received by IPEN / Eco-Accord project in Russia was presented.

Watch the progam (Russian) here

By Rachel Dissell, Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer
April 20, 2016
http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2016/04/protesters_bring_le...

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A small group of protesters held a provocative banner outside Sherwin-Williams' annual shareholders meeting Wednesday, part of an ongoing effort to pressure the paint company over use of lead in its products.

By Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

EcoWaste Coalition
Unit 329, Eagle Court, 26 Matalino St., 1101 Quezon City Philippines
Phone/Fax: 4411846  E-Mail: info@ecowastecoalition.org
Website: http://ecowastecoalition.blogspot.com


Press Release
Watchdog Pushes for Lead-Safe Schools as Phase-Out of Leaded Architectural Paints Looms

By Rachel Dissell, Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio— More than 5,300 people have signed an online petition calling on Cleveland-based Sherwin Williams and Pittsburgh's PPG Industries, two of the nation's largest paint producers, to stop making lead paint for sale abroad.

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