ToxFAQs for Lead This site on lead, in a "frequently asked questions" format, was produced by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
WebElements Periodic Table: Lead Includes extensive information on the chemical properties of lead, from the simple to the complex. Designed for students and for curious, somewhat science-savvy citizens.
Bioavailability of Arsenic and Lead in Soils at Hazardous Waste Sites This page from NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health Services) provides resources on the concept of bioavailability and its relevance to communities impacted by metals contamination.
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development hosts this page that contains information about children and lead-based paint and links to other pages about lead in the home.
Lead-Based Paint in Your Home: Safety Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission This site warns of the dangers of lead-based paints, provides information about testing for lead in the home, outlines steps to reduce exposure to the lead in old paint, and gives guidelines for removing lead-based paint.
Lead in the Environment U.S. Environmental Protection Agency This site by the United States Environmental Protection Agency provides general information about why lead is a problem, the sources of lead poisoning, how to reduce the risk of lead poisoning, and suggested reading and references for further research.
Lead In Your Drinking Water U.S. Environmental Protection Agency The United States Environmental Protection Agency maintains this site containing general information about how lead gets in drinking water, steps to reduce lead exposure and answers some frequently asked questions about lead in drinking water, such as How can I tell if my water contains too much lead? Does my home's age make a difference?, and Why is lead a problem?
Safety and Health Topics: Lead U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) This page specifically targets the industrial workplace as a source of lead, rather than lead-based paint or other household mechanisms.
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This site from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is primarily a links page to fact sheets and news stories regarding lead in children's health.
MEDLINEplus: Lead Poisoning A list of articles organized by topic within lead poisoning.
Alliance for Healthy Homes The Alliance for Healthy Homes is a national non-profit organization that is involved with lead poisoning prevention policy.
National Center for Healthy Housing The National Center for Healthy Housing is a national non-profit organization that provides information and resources for lead poisoning prevention and is involved in research and policy.