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- Marc Edwards Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech; Co-author of the report, "Elevated Blood Lead in Young Children Due to Lead-Contaminated Drinking Water: Washington, DC, 2001-2004"
- Dr. Dana Best Pediatrician, Children's National Medical Center; Co-author of the report, "Elevated Blood Lead in Young Children Due to Lead-Contaminated Drinking Water: Washington, DC, 2001-2004"
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