Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday requiring water districts to test school water for lead in California. NBC 7 Investigates has covered ongoing issues with lead in San Diego County’s school water systems for about a year. When the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) tested for lead in their school water as part of a voluntary program, they discovered lead in the water at about 40 schools. SDUSD … [more…]
The smell of burning bacon stirred Demetra Turner from her makeshift bed on the floor, a stack of quilts the only padding between her body and the ground. Long gone was
The city of Flint saw fewer pregnancies, and a higher number of fetal deaths, during the period women
More Floridians are exposed to unsafe drinking water than just about anywhere in the country, according to a new study of violations. The state ranked second in the number of people impacted by violations under the Safe Drinking Water Act based on the most recent data available from 2015, the Natural Resources Defense Council said.
Nationally, 77 million people were exposed to unsafe water, with violations including high levels or … [more…]
NASHVILLE, Tennessee — There’s a lot that Metro Schools isn’t revealing in its Friday-night "news dump" about its testing for lead in school water. After NewsChannel 5 Investigates first raised questions about the issue back in June, Metro Schools announced that they would test every drinking water source in every one of their buildings before the start of the new year.
Even though we began asking about the latest results