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Spencer Statement on Efforts to Address Lead Exposure Among NJ ChildrenAssembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Chair L. Grace Spencer (D-Essex) issued the following statement Tuesday in response to Gov. Christie's announcement that New Jersey schools will be required to test their water systems for lead.
The governor's plan incorporates provisions from legislation Spencer sponsored in the Assembly (A-3539):
"The governor's announcement demonstrates an evolving understanding of this very serious public health threat. The steps New Jersey is taking will be instrumental to keeping schoolchildren safe and healthy.
"While monitoring lead levels in water undoubtedly is important, an effort to prevent the detrimental impact of lead exposure also must address lead paint, one of the most common causes of lead poisoning. …"