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May 17 2018
On Monday May 14, 2018, The Chicago Park District announced plans to shut off approximately half of the city’s outdoor drinking fountains amid recent…
Apr 26 2018
The U.S. EPA has awarded Virginia Tech University researcher Marc Edwards with $1.9 million to study other American cities where there is a…
Apr 13 2018
According to a Chicago Tribune analysis of a 2-year study, hundreds of Chicago homes exhibited heightened levels of lead in their tap water.…
Feb 28 2018
The Spring Canyon Water and Sanitation District near Fort Collins, Colo., has warned citizens of increased lead levels found in water. The district…
Oct 25 2017
Testing from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality showed that Flint, Mich., homes that had their water lines replaced have lower lead…
Jun 19 2017
Michigan’s attorney general charged five state health officials with involuntary manslaughter in connection to a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that…
Apr 4 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a $100 million grant to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to fund drinking…
Apr 3 2017
A federal judge approved a settlement that will require the State of Michigan and City of Flint, Mich., to replace the city’s lead pipes within three…
Mar 6 2017
In response to the drinking water crisis in East Chicago, Ind., a coalition of local citizens, environmental law clinics, and state and national…
Aug 16 2004
Lansing, Mich. residents have been snapping up bottled water and water filters as they wait for lead service lines to be replaced by the Lansing…
Jun 29 2004
States' information on water utility 90th percentile lead levels reported under the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) "continues to show that there does not…
Jun 18 2004
After a four-month investigation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded that D.C. Water and Sewer Authority (WASA) violated the…
May 14 2004
The D.C. Water and Sewer Authority is urging a Superior Court judge to reject a lawsuit brought against the agency because of the agency's poor…
Feb 25 2004
When lead was discovered in the drinking water of thousands of Washington D.C. homes last summer, some say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (…
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