Jan 23

Source: Opinion | I Helped Expose the Lead Crisis in Flint. Here’s What Other Cities Should Do. – The New York Times

 

Flint is an extreme case but not unique. A troubling number of cities across the country — Pittsburgh, Chicago, Portland, Ore. — are struggling with elevated lead in their drinking water. It’s one of the legacies of the profit-driven and largely unaccountable lead industry that thwarted science, fought regulations and forced its use in our gasoline, paint and plumbing.

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