Lewiston Mayor to pursue landlords to address lead problem

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Sun Journal:  “‘One thing we are going to do here, we are going to go after landlords,’ Macdonald said. ‘I need to find out a bit more about this, but I understand that there are some that have been under order to clean up and they have not (done it). So let’s see if we can put some teeth into this, and let’s see if we can go right after them.’

Macdonald made his comments at the end of the City Council’s Tuesday meeting in response to stories Sunday in the Sun Journal that told of downtown Lewiston physicians treating 23 children with elevated blood lead levels so far in 2016, compared to 22 in all of 2015 and 25 in 2014.”