Get the lead out

As part of its federal lead abatement grant, the city is offering free training provided by the Institute for Environmental Education.

Training will be held July 27-July 30 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the City Hall auditorium. Participants have to meet federally mandated income limits.

The course prepares participants to be a lead abatement worker or a lead abatement contractor/supervisor. On completion, the participant may then get licensed through the state.To register, call 1-800-823-6239.