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Water testing turns up above action level amounts of lead in seven schools in Hammond, Ind.
Water testing turns up above action level amounts of lead in seven schools in Hammond, Ind.
Apr 25 2019
In Hammond, Ind., seven schools in the School City of Hammond tested above action levels in the district's recent round of sampling for lead in…
The City Council in Flint, Mich., has approved contractors to finish lead line replacement
The City Council in Flint, Mich., has approved contractors to finish lead line replacement.
Apr 9 2019
The Flint City Council has voted to move forward with their final phase of the FAST Start Program. According to ABC 12, the City Council voted to use…
Mar 28 2019
Lawmakers in Massachusetts have proposed legislation to improve drinking water quality in schools by targeting lead. The proposed legislation would…
Mar 25 2019
A report released by the advocate groups Environment American Research & Policy Center and the U.S. PIRG Education Fund gave 22 states an “F”…
Mar 22 2019
The mainstream news continues to be dominated by headlines about Flint, Mich.’s water crisis with no immediate and affordable solution in sight.…
Baltimore schools find lead contamination at 14 out of 22 schools tested
Baltimore schools find lead contamination at 14 out of 22 schools tested
Mar 15 2019
In Baltimore, 14 schools tested positive for lead contamination in at least one water fixture since Jan. 7. Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS)…
Jaden Smith's foundation donates water filtration system to Flint, Mich.
Jaden Smith's foundation donates water filtration system to Flint, Mich.
Mar 4 2019
On March 2, Jaden Smith visited First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Flint, Mich., to present the church with a new portable water filtration…
Study finds cleaning up lead in drinking water would provide return on investment
Study finds cleaning up lead in drinking water would provide return on investment
Mar 1 2019
A new report by the Minnesota Health Department and the University of Minnesota found that while it would cost more than $4 billion to replace the…
Lead contamination discovered in Sandy, Utah
Lead contamination discovered in Sandy, Utah
Feb 18 2019
A do not drink advisory was lifted in Sandy, Utah, for 600 residents who were cautioned not to use their tap water due to elevated levels of copper…
Feb 12 2019
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Pittsburgh required to replace lead service lines in settlement
Pittsburgh required to replace lead service lines in settlement
Feb 11 2019
A coalition of organizations advocating for safe, affordable water secured a legal settlement that controls how Pittsburgh’s largest water utility…
Jan 29 2019
The media spotlight on the 2016 emergency declaration in Flint, Mich., put lead contamination at the forefront of the news and the minds of residents…
Elevated lead levels found in Belton, S.C., drinking water
Elevated lead levels found in Belton, S.C., drinking water
Jan 28 2019
Belton, S.C., discovered elevated levels of lead during a monitoring period between June and September 2018. The lead levels found during that period…
Florida senators propose new bill to filter lead from public school drinking water fountains
Florida senators propose new bill to filter lead from public school drinking water fountains
Jan 23 2019
Three Florida senators introduced a new bill that would require Florida public schools to filter drinking water for lead at the source on campuses…
High levels of lead contamination discovered in north New Jersey drinking water
High levels of lead contamination discovered in north New Jersey drinking water
Jan 17 2019
Suez, a major private water utility, found high levels of lead contamination in drinking water throughout the northern New Jersey counties of Bergen…
New Jersey Water launches task force to address lead in drinking water
New Jersey Water launches task force to address lead in drinking water
Jan 16 2019
Jersey Water Works has convened a 25-member task force to develop practical and effective policies for eliminating lead in New Jersey's drinking…
Lead levels in Newark, N.J., drinking water reaches all time high
Lead levels in Newark, N.J., drinking water reaches all time high
Jan 15 2019
The latest lead test results for Newark, N.J., revealed the city’s lead levels in drinking water currently are the highest ever recorded in the past…
New study finds schools lead testing in drinking water inadequate
New study finds schools lead testing in drinking water inadequate
Jan 10 2019
A new report from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that more than 40% of schools that test for lead…
EPA reveals new lead action plan for lead in drinking water
EPA reveals new lead action plan
Dec 24 2018
The U.S. EPA, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and U.S. Health and Human Services announced the Trump Administration’s Federal Lead Action…
Michigan communities challenge state lead in drinking water rules
Michigan communities challenge state lead in drinking water rules
Dec 13 2018
On Dec. 12, a Detroit, Mich., coalition filed suit against the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) over the state’s rules on lead in…
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