• How the Lead Industry Lied to the Public for Decades

    The lead industry's trade association encouraged the public to think of lead poisoning as a problem affecting the urban poor as a strategy to stop regulation of their hazardous product, argues historian Gerald Markowitz. 

  • Video of the Week: A brief history of lead

    by Lindsay Lazarski

    In this video, we take a step back in time to look at the history of lead — how it was used, how it was banned in certain items, efforts to keep the industry strong, and how it is still used today.