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Reduce childhood lead exposures and associated health impacts

circle 5 Goal Leader: Amanda Kasper, Special Advisor to the Administrator, Office of the Administrator

Goal Statement: September 30, 2021, EPA will: establish drinking water lead testing programs for schools in all states and the District of Columbia; reduce the number of lead nonattainment areas to 10 from a baseline of 13; complete 48 cleanup actions at sites where lead is a contaminant of concern; and increase the recertification rate of lead-based paint renovation, repair and painting firms to 28 percent from a baseline of 23 percent.

Goal Action Plans & Progress Updates