The most important thing you can do to protect your child from lead poisoning is to find lead in your household and remove it as soon as possible.
Information and resources on lead, copper, mercury, perchlorate, and other drinking water contaminants.
Lead poisoning is one of the top environmental health threats to children. Learn how to protect them from exposure.
May 2009 assessment of risks associated with lead shot at trap, skeet and sporting ranges.
Lead in the environment may pose a health threat to people who are exposed to it.
MassDEP estimates that there are more than 150 active outdoor ranges where lead shot is present- many of them in sensitive wildlife habitats, such as wetlands.
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