How to Reduce Lead Exposure in Northport | Region 10 | US EPA

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How to Reduce Lead Exposure in Northport

While the situation at Northport is not life-threatening, long-term exposure to contaminated soils, especially for young children, could increase the risk of health problems. Until contaminated soils are cleaned up, you can take a few precautionary measures to reduce your family’s exposure. To make sure you do not accidentally eat or swallow soils, or bring them into your home:

If you have additional questions about how to reduce exposure to contamination, call Jim Matsuyama at the Northeast Tri County Health District at 509-684-2262.


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