Lead paint in Junction homes.

Lead paint exits in many homes in the Junction. When this author read the text of the above ad (readable text version below) the low level of contact with the paint required to cause health concern was rather jarring.

Text of ad…

Learning disabilities, hearing loss, speech

delays, violent behavior and, in rare cases,

seizures and even death: these are just some

of the effects lead paint poisoning has on

young children. If your home was built before

1978, lead paint on your walls, doors, windows

and sills may be dangerous. And it’s not just

large paint chips that can cause damage. In

fact, three granules of lead dust are enough to

poison your child. Let’s make all kids lead-free


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