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Assessing the impact of a new motorway on children’s blood lead levels

Rosemary Aldrich, Ruth Toneguzzi, John Wlodarczyk, Michael J Hensley, John Stephenson

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Rosemary Aldrich

Ruth Toneguzzi

John Wlodarczyk

Michael J Hensley

John Stephenson

Abstract

This article reports on surveys of blood lead levels in children attending a primary school adjacent to a new four-lane motorway. The surveys were carried out immediately after the motorway was opened in 1993, and again one year later.