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By Michael Hill, Aaron Martin
The Biden administration is taking steps aimed at reducing lead in drinking water, releasing $2.9 billion in infrastructure bill funds for lead pipe removal.
By Suman Naishadham, Michael Phillis, Associated Press
The state of Michigan says it will pay $300,000 to the only employee who was fired as a result of lead-contaminated water in Flint.
By Ed White, Associated Press
Waiting for free bottled water is time consuming and some residents wonder why, in a state that recently dealt with the Flint water crisis, the problem wasn't fixed sooner.
By Michael Phillis, Associated Press
When Newark, New Jersey made headlines in 2019 for a lead water crisis that impacted one in five of its citizens, people saw an echo of Flint, Michigan’s colossal public health crisis. But two years later, Newark has replaced the…
By PBS NewsHour
By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
It took a blaze that nearly destroyed Paris’ most famous cathedral to reveal a gap in global safety regulations for lead, a toxic building material found across many historic cities.
In our news wrap Thursday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy denied President Trump sought to blackmail him over military aid to Ukraine. Zelenskiy also vowed that his country would investigate whether Ukraine interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Meanwhile, Apple…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Contrary to regulatory rollbacks in many other environmental areas, the administration has called dealing with lead contamination in drinking water a priority.
By John Yang, Rachel Wellford
Since 2014, Flint, Michigan, has been synonymous with tainted water. Five years on, not all of the city's residents have access to safe water. Some wait for hours in line to obtain bottled water, while others deal with the physical…
By Jill Johnston, The Conversation
Outdated regulations for lead have failed to protect children’s health.
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