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Statement of Jody Lanard, M.D. regarding the high lead levels in water in Washington, D.C.

Topics: Communications,

This testimony by Dr. Lanard examines the need for improved public communications regarding the high lead levels in water in Washington, D.C. between 2001 and 2004. Dr. Lanard explains the mistakes made by the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority, including the purposeful vagueness of disseminated information about the situation. Dr. Lanard presses for the need to better understand and implement crisis communication.

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