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Staffer stalled cleanups of homes with poisoned kids

Sep 22, 2018 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

A top Milwaukee Health Department staffer scaled back efforts to clean up homes with lead-poisoned children living in them, newly released records say.

During the last two years - 2016 and 2017 - the city didn't clean up a single house with lead-poisoned children living in it, the records also show.

Those were among the findings documented in hundreds of pages of records linked to personnel investigations into two former leaders of the city's troubled lead poisoning prevention progra...