lead

City Comptroller Scott Stringer
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Peter Haskell
September 26, 2019 - 3:10 pm
When it comes to protecting children from the hazards of lead exposure, the city is dropping the ball. That's according to the findings of a new report released by the city comptroller's office.
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Sink faucet
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August 31, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A federal judge has ruled that New Jersey's largest city won't have to expand its bottled water program to include pregnant women or families with young children who aren't directly affected by elevated lead levels in drinking water.
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Bottled water
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August 11, 2019 - 1:42 pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Newark should provide bottled water to residents with lead service lines after tests indicate filters may not be protecting them against elevated lead levels.
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School students
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August 01, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Nearly a thousand elementary school classrooms in New York City have recently tested positive for lead.
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