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Lead testing report shows no sign of poisoning

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Bullseye Glass in SE Portland (Photo: KPTV) Bullseye Glass in SE Portland (Photo: KPTV)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

The test results are in for southeast Portland residents worried about potential lead poisoning. 

The Multnomah County Health Department released the report Wednesday. It comes amid concerns about potential toxic air pollution from Bullseye Glass Company.

The report shows that of the nearly 200 people who have been screened, no one showed signs of lead poisoning.

Many demanded action after the Department of Environmental Quality announced that three to four times the state health benchmark for heavy metal toxins were detected in the area.

The newly-released test results include the 71 people tested Monday at the Children's Creative Learning Center at Fred Meyer.

Earlier this month, Gov. Kate Brown issued a cease and desist order, forcing the company to shut down part of its operations.

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