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Most New York City Schools Had High Lead Levels, Retests Find

May
5

Last year, with fears about lead poisoning running high in the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Mich., New York City officials said that they had tested the water in all the city’s public schools and that the results should be reassuring: Only 1 percent of outlets had lead levels above the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level of 15 parts per billion. (Taylor, 4/28)  For more information click here.

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