Sources of Local Government Agency Information
Representative List of Print Directory Resources
Carroll Publishing, Washington, DC
Carroll’s County Directory
Carroll’s Federal Directory
Carroll’s Federal Regional Directory
Carroll’s State Directory
Carroll’s Municipal Directory
Gale Research, Detroit, MI
Cities of the United States
Encyclopedia of Associations, Regional, State, and Local Organizations
Leadership Directories, Washington, DC
Federal Regional Yellow Book
Federal Yellow Book
Municipal Yellow Book
State Yellow Book
Representative List of Online Government Directory Sources
National Center for Environmental Health—Links: Lead Federal, Non-Federal, State and Local (CDC)
Library of Congress
CDC Public Health Information Network
Official City Sites
Piper Resources State Web Locator
Public Technology, Inc. (PTI)
WWW Virtual Library: Law
U.S Federal Government Sources of Lead Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/National Center for Environmental Health
(NCEH)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Case Studies in Environmental Medicine—Lead Toxicity
Childhood Blood Lead Screening
Public Health Statement for Lead
ToxFAQs™ for Lead
Toxicological Profile for Lead
CDC A-Z: Lead
CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazards Control
Community Information and Outreach Materials
The Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Rule
Reference Library—Residential Lead Desktop Reference
[This information is available on the "Residential Lead Desktop Reference" CD-ROM by calling 1-800-424-LEAD]
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Protect Your Child from Lead Poisoning
Lead in the Environment
Lead In Your Home: A Parent's Reference Guide
Office of Environmental Justice (resource for community-based grants)
National Lead Information Center
[You can order materials or speak to an information specialist by contacting 1-800-424-LEAD (5323)]
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Healthy People 2010, Chapter 8, Environmental Health>
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
National Institutes of Health
MEDLINEPlus (health information gateway database)
National Library of Medicine (NLM)—Lead Poisoning
NLM PubMed (bibliographic database)
National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Kids' Pages: Lead
[Be sure to check NIEHS Centers for specific regional resources at http://www.nhttp://www.niehs.nih.gov/centers/
Environmental Health Perspectives
[online access to the NIEHS journal, including news articles, multidisciplinary articles,
and medical articles, search for “lead poisoning”]
Lead and Your Health Lead Poisoning Fact Sheet
The Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES) Program
Worker Exposures to Lead
Protecting Workers Exposed to Lead-Based Paint Hazards: A Report to Congress
New York State Department of Health.
Monroe County Lead Resources
Lead Poisoning Among Children in Monroe County: A Needs Assessment, Projection Model, and Next Steps. Center for Governmental Information, Rochester, NY.
Monroe County. Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.
Monroe County School Boards Association. 2003. The Scourge of Lead Poisoning.
City of Rochester Lead Resources
City of Rochester.
Getting the Lead Out
City of Rochester. Lead Hazard REduction Program (LHRP).
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Health
Environmental Health Sciences Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center
Community Outreach and Education Core, Environmental Health Sciences
Center, University of Rochester Medical Center >
Rochester Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning.
Rochester Housing Council. Services for Landlords.
Environmental Education Associates.
(Environmental Education Associates is an accredited E.P.A. lead certification
training provided per the Toxic Substances Control Act, Section 402.
EEA maintains this accreditation for the following jurisdictions:
Alaska, Florida, Idaho, New Mexico, New York, Region 2 Tribal, Region 10 Tribal, South Carolina, and Washington.
Other Cities’ Lead Stories
Other cities around the nation have similar stories to
tell about their problems and solutions to the dilemma of childhood lead poisoning. Several of them can be found for:
Selected Full-text Online Publications and NGO, corporate, and other institutional Websites
Channing Bete Company (do a product search with the word “lead”)
Clary-Meuser Research Network (aka MapCruzin.com)—“Greenwash” Organizations
Environmental Hazards Management Institute (EHMI)
National Safety Council Environmental Health Center: Lead Poisoning Prevention
NOAH: New York Online Access to Health—Lead
Public Health Forum
Lead in the Environment
Community Environmental Health Resource Center: Lead
Environmental Health Watch
Environmental Health Watch: Childhood Lead Poisoning Links
“Mrs. Gore, Cuomo and Browner Announce Clinton Administration Campaign
for a Lead-Safe America to Protect Nation's Children.” State and Regional News,
P.R. Newswire, November 19, 1997. PR Newswire, Inc.
“Toxic Lead and Violence.” Rachel’s Environment and Health News. #797, August 5, 2004.
“Lead in the Inner Cities: Policies to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Lead May
Be Overlooking Major Sources of Lead in the Environment.” From: American Scientist. 87(1):62-73.
“Three Dynamics of Sustainable Communities: Economy, Ecology, and Equity.”
American Library Association, Libraries Build Sustainable Communities
Community-Based Environmental Protection: A Resource Book for Protecting Ecosystems and Communities