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Former Worker Sues Tampa Lead Smelter Over Son’s Exposure
The worker alleges dusty conditions at Gopher Resource, Florida’s only lead factory, resulted in his son’s lead exposure.
June 2, 2021
Tampa Lead Factory Incurs More Problems
Regulators have spent nearly two months at a Tampa lead smelter in the wake of a Tampa Bay Times investigation that found hundreds of workers were exposed to high amounts of lead and other chemicals.
May 28, 2021
Their Brother Catalyzed a Movement in Utah Last Year. Now Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal’s Siblings Just Want Relief.
Last summer, activists in Utah chanted Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal’s name alongside George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
May 28, 2021
A year after George Floyd’s death, seeking a new direction for policing
The killing of George Floyd inspired a reckoning in major cities across the nation. But in a moment of intense political division, the future is far from clear.
May 22, 2021
"Why are safety nets hit the hardest? Because our patients are vulnerable. ... We are expected to care for the patients the other hospitals won’t care for."
BRAD SPELLBERG, M.D., Chief Med. Director, LAC+USC

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Tampa Lead Factory Incurs More Problems
Regulators have spent nearly two months at a Tampa lead smelter in the wake of a Tampa Bay Times investigation that found hundreds of workers were exposed to high amounts of lead and other chemicals.
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