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Nearly 85% of Greenpoint backyard soil samples show unsafe lead levels by EPA standards: study | Greenpoint Post
Oct. 11, by Nathaly Pesantez About 85 percent of soil samples collected from Greenpoint backyards indicate lead levels higher than the EPA’s safety standards, according to preliminary findings from a Columbia University doctoral student’s study. With 264 samples pulled from 52 private Greenpoint backyards in a study done over the summer,…