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Excavation work at USS Lead Superfund site

The old sign from West Calumet Housing Complex found a temporary new home at the annual Calumet Day celebration. The block party was held recently in East ...

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt And Local Officials Tour East Chicago Superfund Site

Map of West Calumet Housing Complex - East Chicago - Ind.

'It's a disaster': East Chicago still reeling from lead crisis, and EPA can't say if water is safe - Post-Tribune

Lamont Anderson embraces his son, eight-year-old Lamont Jr. Lamont Jr

A sign displayed in a front yard request that residents keep fro playing in the dirt

The now-vacant West Calumet Housing Complex has high levels of lead and arsenic in its soil. (IPB file photo)

West Calumet Housing Complex residents move

City officials want to demolish West Calumet Housing Complex, which is contaminated with high levels. In East Chicago ...

Signs put up by the EPA warn residents in the West Calumet Housing Development not to

click to enlarge Workers remove lead-tainted topsoil from the yard of an East Chicago home near where

A sign on Keesha Daniels' street in East Chicago's West Calumet Housing Complex warns residents, especially children, against touching lead-contaminated ...

East Chicago Residents Want More Time, Help To Move From Lead-Tainted Homes | WBAA

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The West Calumet housing complex was built over the site of the Anaconda White Lead Company (pictured), which smelted or processed lead for decades.

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A historical photograph of the West Calumet Housing Complex provided by the East Chicago Public Library for the Northwest Indiana Times.

The West Calumet housing complex will comprise one of the three portions of the plan.

Crews begin tearing down a portion of the West Calumet Housing Complex on April 2.

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Little boys play with skateboards at the West Calumet Housing Complex on September 4, 2016 in East Chicago, Indiana, just months before mass evactuation.

... 12, his two-year-old niece Laylay Striblin, and his friend Keanthony Brown, 14, spend time at a park near the West Calumet Housing Complex.

Ray Mosley works at the Community Advisory Group table with Akeeshea Daniels, left, and

West Calumet. Buy Now. Vacant units Friday at the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago.

Indiana complex's lead contamination may mirror Flint's water crisis: lawmaker - CBS News

click to enlarge Pruitt made a statement to the media after meeting residents from the West Calumet Housing Complex

EPA sees economic potential at East Chicago housing complex and school vacated due to lead and arsenic - Post-Tribune

18-year-old brothers Antwon Jones, at left, and D. Jones

East Chicago, Indiana Logan Anderson, 19 months, plays with his older brother Lamont

Community Strategy Group organizer April Friendly, left, leads a rally Wednesday during EPA head

Hundreds of children living in the West Calumet housing projects in East Chicago, Ind., have tested positive for excessive levels of lead in their blood.

West Calumet Housing Complex residents move

Enlarge this image. A sign from the Environmental Protection Agency posted in front of West Calumet Housing Complex houses in East Chicago ...

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Indiana housing complex to be razed after toxic lead levels detected

From left, friends since childhood, Janae Peyton, 13, Ashanti France, 12

An East Chicago resident testifies at a federal public hearing on the plan to demolish West

None. This Aug. 23, 2016 photo shows Carrie Gosch elementary school near the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago ...

AT HARM'S DOOR: A child waits at the West Calumet Complex in East Chicago, Indiana. High levels of lead in the soil prompted officials to shutter the ...

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23, 2016 photo shows an empty playground near the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, Ind. The EPA has detected high levels of lead in samples of ...

HUD approves demolition of contaminated West Calumet Housing Complex - Post-Tribune

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Leah Varjacques / The Atlantic. EAST CHICAGO—Until ...

West Calumet. Buy Now. East Chicago Housing ...

West Calumet Housing Complex demolition delayed another week

EPA expects East Chicago cleanup could cost $84.9M, almost 4 times earlier estimates - Post-Tribune

Claudette Jackson grew up in West Calumet. In 1983, she moved her young family

HUD Sec. Carson Visits Emptied, Contaminated East Chicago Housing Complex

Some homes in West Calumet Housing Complex are already boarded up ahead of Friday's deadline for

Calumet residents win public hearing on demolition of housing complex

23, 2016 photo, a sign from the Environmental Protection Agency is posted in front of West Calumet Housing Complex houses at East Chicago, Ind. The EPA has ...

An East Chicago resident grills ribs and sausages at the Calumet Day celebration in East Chicago's Riley Park, which sits within the Superfund site.

Demolition work delayed a week at former West Calumet Housing Complex

The West Calumet Housing Complex and Calumet neighborhood in East Chicago. Calumet History

Families outside the West Calumet housing complex, which must be torn down due to extremely high lead levels in the soil

Carla Morgan, East Chicago's city attorney, believes the report contributed to a false sense of safety. “In 2011, the ATSDR lacked data to make any ...

The closure of the West Calumet Housing Complex, its old sign seen here at a. Lake County and East Chicago ...

Dirt and mulch is seen at the West Calumet Complex in East Chicago, Indiana,

EPA begins study of contamination at former East Chicago factory site - Post-Tribune

A building sits vacant in the West Calumet Housing Complex on April 19, 2017 in

click to enlarge Environmental activists protest outside the Carrie Gosch Elementary School before Pruitt's visit. - SCOTT OLSON

The West Calumet Housing Complex is fenced off after former residents have been relocated. (

Lead poisoning forces Indiana residents out of homes

East Chicago Residents Want More Time, Help To Move From Lead-Tainted Homes

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Andre Bass, 20, has lived in West Calumet his whole life but will move

A few months prior, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had told East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland about soil samples from the West Calumet complex ...

Sherry Hunter grew up in the West Calumet Housing Complex and now owns a home in

Feds oppose East Chicago residents' role in lead cleanup court case - Post-Tribune

23, 2016 photo, Sherry Jackson poses for a portrait at her home in East Chicago, Ind. Jackson has lived at West Calumet Housing Complex for 4 years, ...

The Fight for East Chicago: Portraits of Resistance and Daily Life. Catastrophically high lead levels in the West Calumet Housing

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EPA contractors install clean sod in Zone 2 of the Superfund site after excavating contaminated soil

In recent months, 10 children under age 7 at West Calumet houses or in nearby areas were confirmed to have elevated lead levels, or around 5 percent of ...

Fear, disbelief, and anger at East Chicago's West Calumet housing complex

Sherry Jackson shows a letter telling her she must relocate from her West Calumet Housing Complex home in East Chicago, Ind. Jackson has lived at West ...

Keesha Daniels advocates for Calumet residents with state and national NAACP leaders the day EPA Administrator

East Chicago resident Thomas Frank, above right, speaks during the rally. He was one of five East Chicago residents who met with Pruitt.

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WARNING SIGN: An Environmental Protection Agency signs starkly warns, "DO NOT play in the dirt or around the mulch" at the West Calumet Complex in East ...

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland speaks to the press on Feb. 17, after Gov

This weekend 200,000 people converged on Washington DC to make a statement about the environment, jobs and justice. There were roughly 50 Northwest Indiana ...

Scott Pruitt Visits A Polluted City That Could Be Crushed By EPA Budget Cuts | HuffPost

The EPA has posted warning signs at the West Calumet

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The West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, Indiana.

Environmental activists protest outside the Carrie Gosch Elementary School before a visit by U.S. EPA Adminstrator

Evacuation Order Has Some Indiana Residents Scrambling For Housing | WBEZ

Presidential transition will not affect East Chicago cleanup, EPA official says - Post-Tribune

At lead-tainted Indiana housing complex, inaction and missed warnings - Chicago Tribune

A sign placed by the EPA warns people not to play on the lawn at the

At lead-tainted Indiana housing complex, inaction and missed warnings - Chicago Tribune

As EPA readies cleanup in East Chicago, residents remain concerned about lead, arsenic - Post-Tribune