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What can I do to protect my family from lead contamination that was found in my neighborhood?

If environmental exposure to lead is suspected, you should contact your local or state environmental office to determine if there are known or suspected sources of lead in the area.

How do I contact EPA about lead concerns in my area?

Question (23002-33312) How do I contact EPA about lead concerns in my area? Answer You may call the National Lead Information Center at 1-800-424-LEAD(5323) or visit our “Contact Us about Lead” page at https://www.epa.gov/lead/forms/contact-us-about

What is the potential danger posed by historical lead smelting sites?

The potential danger posed by historical lead smelting sites varies by site and depends upon whether a completed exposure pathway to the contaminant exists. For example, if site surfaces are redeveloped and, as a result, covered, there is no direct contact