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WTTW investigation into lead paint in homes

In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, photo, Mahoghny Walker, 8, is given an eye examination during a physical at an Erie Family Health Center clinic, where her family has received legal help in moving out of a public housing unit with lead-based paint in Chicago.

Charles Rex Arbogast

WTTW investigation into lead paint in homes

In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, photo, Mahoghny Walker, 8, is given an eye examination during a physical at an Erie Family Health Center clinic, where her family has received legal help in moving out of a public housing unit with lead-based paint in Chicago.

Charles Rex Arbogast

Most Chicago homes have dangerous levels of lead paint, new investigation finds

The investigation also reveals that many children are not being regularly tested for lead, although this is a city requirement.

In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, photo, Mahoghny Walker, 8, is given an eye examination during a physical at an Erie Family Health Center clinic, where her family has received legal help in moving out of a public housing unit with lead-based paint in Chicago.

Charles Rex Arbogast

   

Lead paint was banned in Chicago in 1978. But many city homes still contain hazardous levels of lead, according to a WTTW News Investigation.

Reset gets the details of an investigation looking into this issue.

GUEST: Paris Schutz, WTTW “Chicago Tonight” Co-Anchor and Correspondent

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