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1 in 6 children in Savannah’s historic district living with high lead levels

By weirjeremy | Mar 19, 2018

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – It’s been four years since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, began to dominate national headlines. Officials in Flint discovered aging pipes were causing lead to leak into their water supply, potentially exposing more than 100,000 residents to high levels of lead. Dangerous levels of lead, however, are not exclusive to Flint. Pediatric health records reveal one in...

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Property Owners and Landlords Beware: Personal Injury From Lead-Based Paint Ingestion Is Excluded From Coverage Under Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy’s “Pollution” Exclusion Provision

By weirjeremy | Jan 31, 2018

Property owners and landlords should be aware that if a tenant or others are injured as a result of poisoning from lead or other substances which are defined as “pollutants,” there is a good chance that your liability insurance policy does not provide coverage for the tenant’s claimed damages and you will not be entitled to a defense of a...

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Reuters finds 3,810 U.S. areas with lead poisoning double Flint’s – Savannah Georgia

By | Nov 28, 2017

(Reuters) – Since last year, Reuters has obtained neighborhood-level blood lead testing results for 34 states and the District of Columbia. This data allows the public its first hyper-local look at communities where children tested positive for lead exposure in recent years. While the number of children with high lead levels has plummeted across the U.S. since lead paint and...

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Indoor Air Quality – Mold Inspections

By | Aug 31, 2017

Southeast Lead Consultants provides quality indoor air testing for mold and mold inspections.  Here are a couple resources if you have concerns. EPA Website https://www.epa.gov/mold   UGA Extension http://spock.fcs.uga.edu/ext/pubs/hace/HACE-E-62.pdf   If you have concerns, please dont hesitate to call 770-858-5323

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Atlanta’s Home Depot under fire over lead paint removal

By | May 4, 2017

Kanell Mike 9:17 a.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 AJC Homepage Home Depot faces investigations and fines for a series of cases in which its contractors mishandled lead paint removal in at least three states. Three federal agencies have said they are looking into the actions of contractors working for the Atlanta-based home improvement giant in Connecticut, Maine and Colorado, an...

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