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Michigan Not Waiting Around For EPA To Fix Weak Rules On Lead In Drinking Water
The Flint water crisis exposed glaring problems with federal regulations and the EPA is dragging its feet on a fix.
When neighborhoods change, it doesn’t just affect long-term residents’ housing options. It might be making them sick.
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Flint Water Crisis Likely Increased Fetal Deaths, Study Shows
Another hint that the U.S. ought to quit using lead pipes for water.
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FDA Raises Concerns About Meridian's Plant That Makes Lead Tests
The agency report listed certain observations that may be in violation of federal law.
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Injured Bald Eagle Found In D.C. On Independence Day Weekend
Rescuers are unsure what caused the bird's problems.
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Officials Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Flint Water Crisis
Nick Lyon, head of the state health department, was among those charged.
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Official Resigns After Blaming Flint Water Crisis On ‘N****rs Who Don’t Pay Their Bills’
Actually, “a complete failure of government” and "systemic racism" led to the man-made disaster, a state commission found.
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10 Of The Worst Cuts In President Trump’s Budget
Mary Anne Hitt
Director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign
This budget’s severe cuts single out our clean air and water and our attempts to fight climate disruption.
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Experts Press Feds To Eradicate Lead Poisoning By 2021
It won't be easy under an administration that wants to slash environmental and health regulations.
He Observed The Earth From Space. Now He’s Trying To Protect It From The Ground.
Alexander C. Kaufman
Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin, famous for his dog-themed official portrait, joined the March for Science.
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Hundreds More Lead Hotpsots Are Identified As Trump Prepares To Gut Programs
By M.B. Pell, Joshua Schneyer and Andy Sullivan, Reuters
Buffalo, New York, is among the most dangerous lead hotspots in America.
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Lead Poisons Children In L.A. Neighborhoods Rich And Poor
By Joshua Schneyer, Reuters
Despite decades of U.S. progress, millions of children remain at risk for lead poisoning.
Little Miss Flint Blasts Donald Trump Over Broken Water Crisis Promise
"One promise he made sure to keep was to build his wall."
Trump’s EPA Cuts To Lead Paint Programs Are Going To Hit Black People The Hardest
Cuts to programs focused on reducing lead paint exposure could exacerbate environmental racism.
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