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Concerns Mount In N.J. Towns Over Elevated Lead Levels In Water

Exposure to lead can cause brain and kidney damage, so one can imagine the concern in four New Jersey towns where residents have been told they have elevated levels of lead in their drinking water.

12/12/2012

Water flows from a bathroom tap. (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

NYC Water Lead Levels Back To Normal, Says DEP

Farrell Sklerov with the Department of Environmental Protection says there were some troubling test results last year, a small uptick in lead levels in homes with older pipes.

07/16/2011

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Schumer Wants Lead Probe For Reusable Grocery Bags

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is seeking a federal investigation following a newspaper report of lead content in some reusable grocery bags.

11/14/2010