Lead poisoning

Sen. Schumer calls on EPA to exempt fire hydrants from new lead rules, Dec. 9, 2013. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Schumer: Federal Rule To Trash Fire Hydrants ‘Makes No Sense Whatsoever’

The senator is taking issue with the EPA’s interpretation of a 2011 law. He says Congress didn’t intend for hydrants to be included in the new reduced-lead drinking water standards.

12/09/2013

Hospital Bed (file / credit: clipart.com)

Health Officials: Lead Poisoning In NYC Children At Record Low

The agency says that children under the age of six identified with lead poisoning declined 66 percent from 2005 to 2012.

10/04/2013

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City Officials: Tap Water Shows Elevated Lead Levels

Whether you live in a house or an apartment, this could impact your life. There’s a water warning in New York City.

11/04/2010

Lead poisoning

Seen At 11: Lead Poisoning In The Suburbs

There’s a mystery in the suburbs. An entire family recently became sick with scary symptoms that left them with irreparable damage. They believe it came from their water. Could your family be at risk?

09/21/2010