State parks Restoration Work Specialist Victor Bjelajac strips lead-based paint from the window on the third floor of the Governor’s Mansion in Sacramento. A California Court of Appeal has ruled that paint companies are liable for lead in houses built before 1950. Sacramento Bee/ Andy Alfaro
State parks Restoration Work Specialist Victor Bjelajac strips lead-based paint from the window on the third floor of the Governor’s Mansion in Sacramento. A California Court of Appeal has ruled that paint companies are liable for lead in houses built before 1950. Sacramento Bee/ Andy Alfaro Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
State parks Restoration Work Specialist Victor Bjelajac strips lead-based paint from the window on the third floor of the Governor’s Mansion in Sacramento. A California Court of Appeal has ruled that paint companies are liable for lead in houses built before 1950. Sacramento Bee/ Andy Alfaro Sacramento Bee Staff Photo

Lead poisons kids. Who should pay to clean it up: You or the companies that profited?

January 19, 2018 05:00 AM