Lead Hazards

Legislation

PL 2018 Chapter 114 permits special assessments and issuing bonds to replace lead water lines.

For more details please reference the League's August 31, 2018 letter and the League's blog post from August 2018.

Resources

Grants

Since lead hazards take many forms, visit the Grant News and Information page for grant information from the HUD Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes.

NJ Municipalities Magazine Articles

No Safe Lead Levels Protecting New Jersey’s children from lead exposure (PDF)
Article published in the March 2017 issue of NJ Municipalities magazine. this article discusses protecting New Jersey’s children from lead exposure, and was authored by Cathleen D. Bennett, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Health.

Presentation

Getting The Lead Out-What Municipalities Can Do (PDF)
Sampling of case studies presented by: Greg Krueger.