Could Your Child be drinking Lead-Contaminated Water in School?

Most facilities don’t even have to test, says one expert: “It’s unconscionable”

Parents in Newark, New Jersey, are wondering whether their children have been exposed to dangerous amounts of lead. Since early March, more than half of the 67 district schools have tested positive for high lead levels in the drinking water, and documents shows that the school administration knew about the problem for at least six years… ”

… Continue reading When Lead Affects Learning, the atlantic, APR 9, 2016.

Related press releases
  • High Lead Levels Found at More Newark Schools, nytimes, MARCH 31, 2016.
  • Your Child Could Be Drinking Lead-Tainted Water in School—and You’d Never Know It, motherjone, Apr. 6, 2016.
  • Drinking Water in Newark Schools Known to Have Lead Problem at Least 6 Years Ago, nytimes, APRIL 8, 2016.

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