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Are California regulators in denial about the dangers of lead? The state's response to previous... more »
posted 10/26/17

Joe Rubin's Work

Joe Rubin is a Sacramento-based investigative reporter and a fellow with USC Annenberg’s Center for Health Journalism. His reporting on workplace exposures to lead in California has appeared in Capital & Main.
An investigation into a Sacramento gun range ultimately spurred new legislation to better protect workers from lead poisoning.
An investigation finds that at least 80 companies continue to have workers in California who are lead-poisoned at levels high enough to cause birth defects, tremors and a variety of brain disorders.