LEAD Action News
LEAD Action News vol 9 no 4, September, 2009, ISSN 1324-6011
Incorporating Lead Aware Times ( ISSN 1440-4966) and Lead Advisory Service News ( ISSN 1440-0561)
The Journal of The LEAD (Lead Education and Abatement Design) Group Inc.
Editor-in-Chief: Evan Whitton

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Lead Poisoning and Climate Change


  1. Thanks to Peter Garrett for funding GLASS for another year!
  2. Barack Obama’s administration allocates US$169m for lead poisoning prevention in FY 2009-10
  3. New York family awarded more than US$1 million for lead exposure in case against landlords
  4. Editorial: The connections between lead poisoning and climate change
  5. Lead abatement and greenhouse gas abatement go well together
  6. Detoxing homes of ceiling dust before laying thermal insulation makes more sense than leaving it up there for future generations
  7. Insulation rebate is an opportunity for responsible action & awareness-raising on the hazards of ceiling dust
  8. Reply to The LEAD Group email: Insulation rebate is an opportunity for responsible action & awareness-raising on the hazards of ceiling dust
  9. Why you should have your ceiling dust removed before you take advantage of the Australian government’s Energy Efficient Homes Package: Insulation Program
  10. Partially Green – The Australian Government’s plan for an eco car for the Australian and export market
  11. What makes climate change and lead poisoning together, worse than either problem on its own?
  12. Heat and Dust: why lead poisoning is called the “Summer Disease”
  13. Residential tenant’s successful letter seeking compensation over lead contamination
  14. Volunteer News at The LEAD Group
  15. Subscription Form for LEAD Group Membership & Donation Form for LEAF (Lead Education and Abatement Fund)

[The insulation rebate was reduced to $1,200 on 1st November 2009 and suspended on 19th February 2010, with a replacement program to be brought in by 1st June 2010 announced by the then minister in charge, Peter Garrett. Greg Combet, the minister in charge of cleaning up the scheme, confirmed on 22nd April 2010 that the rebate scheme that was due to resume on June 1 would now not proceed because of safety concerns.]


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* DISCLAIMER: The views expressed herein are not necessarily the views of the Australian Government, and the Australian Government does not accept responsibility for any information or advice contained herein.

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