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Nearly 3,000 U.S. Communities Have Lead Levels Higher Than Flint, Reuters Reports

Nearly 3,000 U.S. Communities Have Lead Levels Higher Than Flint, Reuters Reports

By Nadia Prupis A Reuters investigation this week uncovered nearly 3,000 different communities across the U.S. with lead levels higher than those found in Flint, Michigan, which has been the center of an ongoing water contamination crisis since 2014. The investigation found that many of the hot-spots are receiving little attention or funding. Local healthcare […]

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    Congress: Flint Residents Can Wait for Clean Water

    Congress: Flint Residents Can Wait for Clean Water

    By Deirdre Fulton Lawmakers have come up with a compromise to avoid a potential government shutdown and provide long-awaited aid for Flint, Michigan—though the band-aid measure will still keep that community, which has been grappling with a lead-contamination crisis for more than two years, waiting for funds at least until November. How did we have […]