Baltimore loses federal lead-paint funding

Unable to fix up enough homes, city ruled ineligible for new grant

Baltimore, where thousands of buildings contain lead-based paint that can poison young children, has lost federal funding for abatement programs due to mismanagement of its most recent grant, officials said Monday. Full Story »

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Cari Crabtree
3.3
by Cari Crabtree - Apr. 28, 2011

Who are the victims? What do the working-class employees of these lead paint programs think? I would like lay-men sources. But this is an article with strong sources, documentation, and clear context with a strong background. My arguments for this being a 3.3 as opposed to a 4+ would be the missing victim sources, and the fact that it's not particularly compelling or enjoyable to read.

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4.0
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3.0
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4.0
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3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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