NJ awards $38M for lead paint remediation in 20 counties

Running water in a school sink.

Nonprofit organizations and governments in 20 of New Jersey’s counties will split $38 million in federal funds in a bid to address lead paint in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday.

The investments are the latest in a series meant to combat the effects of lead exposure on children and remove elements of the toxic metal that have lingered in aging New Jersey homes and water pipes for decades after federal bans.

Read the full story in the New Jersey Monitor

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