“In consultation with the Health Department and the School District, L&I will put such a process in place,” she said.
Yet while the underlying legislation makes lead testing a prerequisite for school building occupancy, Guss could not say what penalty schools would face for skipping tests.
By Ryan Briggs and Avi Wolfman-Arent
We normalize so much in Philadelphia. Even the catastrophic death toll: More than 3,200 dead of overdoses in three years, 1,116 in 2018 alone. We’re on pace to match that rate of loss again this year.
By Mike Newall