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Group Sues Newark Over Lead Levels in Drinking Water

An environmental group has sued the city of Newark, N.J., alleging officials violated federal safe drinking water laws by not adequately monitoring and testing a water system that contained what it termed “dangerously high” lead levels. The lawsuit by the …

High Levels of Lead Discovered at Western New York School District

Testing at 13 buildings belonging to a western New York school district returned results that confirmed the presence of elevated levels of lead in water at some schools. The Democrat & Chronicle reports nearly 14 percent of all faucets tested …