New England Updates


8th Annual New Hampshire Healthy Homes Conference

The 8th Annual New Hampshire Healthy Homes Conference was held Tuesday, October 23 at the Grappone Center in Concord. This year’s conference focused on “building partnerships between health, housing, safety, energy, and family service providers” and over 200 participants attended the day-long event.  Sessions topics covered a wide range of healthy homes topics, including safe gun […]


Connecticut’s Lead Safety Awareness Forum & Day

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), along with the Commission on Women, Children, and Seniors and the Commission on Equity and Opportunity, sponsored a Lead Safety Awareness Forum and Day on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the State Legislative Office Building in Hartford.  The theme of this year’s forum was […]


Children’s Environmental Health Month

Check out this op-ed from EPA Region 1’s Regional Administrator in recognition of Children’s Environmental Health Month to learn more about lead prevention, including activities across New England!


Maine Legislative Updates

A new law passed in the last session that is similar to the Lead Hazard Control Grant (LHCG) but it is administered by Maine State Housing Authority (MSHA). The owner will need to meet specific conditions and if they participate in the program.  But generally speaking, the program is focused on providing assistance, including grants […]


New England-Wide Google Ad Campaign

The New England Lead Coordination Committee (NELCC) ran a Google Ads campaign from April 26 through June 30, 2018, driving traffic to the home buyer’s page on the New England Lead website. The campaign was run on both Google Search and Display networks. Google search advertisements appear as high-level results when a user does a Google search […]

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