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CDC lied about Lead. Concedes its scientific credibility has suffered a blow

Posted on May 26, 2010 in Health & Wellness

Virginia Tech professor uncovered truth about lead in D.C. water By Robert McCartney Sunday, May 23, 2010; C01 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/22/AR2010052203447_pf.html Sometimes Don Quixote beats the windmill. It happened for Marc Edwards, a lean, intense Virginia Tech environmental engineering professor. Drawing on what he called his own “world-class stubbornness,” he mounted a six-year campaign that succeeded last week in forcing the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to admit that it had misled the public about the risk of lead in...

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