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Global Lead Network: Key Resources for Additional Information on Lead Poisoning Prevention

Key Resources for Additional Information on Lead Poisoning Prevention

Alliance To End Childhood Lead Poisoning. International Action Plan for Preventing Lead Poisoning. Washington, D.C.: Alliance, 2001. (3rd revised edition available in English and French; translations of previous editions available in Spanish and Russian; Arabic translation forthcoming).

Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning. Preventing Lead Poisoning in the Americas: Health, Environment, and Sustainable Development. Washington, DC.: Alliance, 1998. (available in English and Spanish)

Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning. Myths and Realities of Phasing Out Leaded Gasoline. Washington, D.C.: Alliance, 1997. (available in English, Spanish, Russian, French and Arabic)

Alliance To End Childhood Lead Poisoning and the Environmental Defense Fund. The Global Dimensions of Lead Poisoning: An Initial Analysis. Washington, D.C.: Alliance and EDF, 1994.

Alliance To End Childhood Lead Poisoning. Childhood Lead Poisoning: Blueprint for Prevention. Washington, D.C.: Alliance, 1993.

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Lead in Gasoline: Exposures and Alternatives: A Briefing Paper by the Environmental Defense Fund. Washington, D.C.: EDF, September 1994.

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/THE WORLD BANK. World Development Report 1993: Investing in Health. New York: World Bank, 1993.

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/THE WORLD BANK. World Development Report 1992: Development and the Environment. New York: World Bank, 1992.

Kitman, Jamie Lincoln. “Special Report: The Secret History of Lead.” The Nation 270, (March 2000): 11-44.

Lovei, Magda Eliminating a Silent Threat. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1999. (French and English)

Lovei, Magda. Phasing Out Lead from Gasoline in Central and Eastern Europe: Health Issues, Feasibility, and Policies. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1997.

Lovei, Magda. Phasing Out Lead From Gasoline: World-Wide Experience and Policy Implications. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1996.

The Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association (MECA). The Case for Banning Lead in Gasoline. Washington, D.C.: MECA, 1998. (Executive Summary available in French and Russian)

National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council. Measuring Lead Exposure in Infants, Children, and Other Sensitive Populations. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1993.

Nevin, Rick. “How Lead Exposure Relates to Temporal Changes in IQ, Violent Crime, and Unwed Pregnancy.” Environmental Research 83, (May 2000): 1-22.

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). Risk Reduction Monograph No. 1: Lead. Paris: OECD, 1993.

Sayeg, Philip. Successful Conversion to Unleaded Gasoline in Thailand. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1998.

Thomas, V.M., et al. “Effects of Reducing Lead in Gasoline: An Analysis of the International Experience.” Environmental Science & Technology. 33, no.22 (1999): 3942-3948.

Thomas, V.M. “The Elimination of Lead In Gasoline.” Annual Review of Energy and the Environment. 20, (1995): 01-24.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)/World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP). Elimination of Lead in Gasoline in Latin America and the Caribbean: Status Report, December 1997. Washington, D.C.: UNDP, 1997.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Phasing Lead out of Gasoline: An Examination of Policy Approaches in Different Countries. Paris, France: UNEP, 1999.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Implementer’s Guide to Phasing Out Lead in Gasoline. Washington, D.C.: Environmental Protection Agency, 1999. (ordering information available on the EPA’s Technical Information Package on Lead Phase-Out)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Costs and Benefits of Reducing Lead in Gasoline: Final Regulatory Impact Analysis. Washington, D.C.: Environmental Protection Agency, 1985. (ordering information available on the EPA’s Technical Information Package on Lead Phase-Out)