New Rochelle School Shuts Off Drinking Sources Due To Lead ConcernsA New Rochelle elementary school has shut off all of its drinking sources due to elevated levels of lead.
High Lead Levels Prompt Water Fountain Shutdown At East Northport SchoolFirst it was Valley Stream, then Commack, and now East Northport at the Dickinson Ave Elementary School where high levels of lead have been found in water fountains.
Christie To Require State's Schools To Test For LeadThe governor said Monday that he will ask the Legislature for $10 million to pay for testing in about 3,000 schools starting in the fall.
New Jersey To Change Methods For Responding To Lead Threat In WaterThe New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said it is making changes to the way the state and its water utilities respond to the threat of lead in drinking water.
Report: Elevated Lead Levels Found In New York, Connecticut Water SystemsAn Associated Press review of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data shows 82 out of 2,800 public and private drinking water systems in New York state have had lead levels exceeding the federal action limit at least once since 2013.
Newark Parents Demand Widespread Testing Amid Concerns Over Lead In Water At City SchoolsIt was a two pronged parent protest in Newark on Wednesday, with one taking place at city hall for a council meeting and another being held at Arts High School.
N.J. DEP Submits Plan To Test Water For Lead At Newark SchoolsA plan has been launched to thoroughly test the water for lead at public schools in Newark.
30 Newark Public Schools Shut Down Drinking Water Due To Elevated Lead LevelsThe Newark Public Schools system is supplying the schools with alternate water for drinking and for food preparation.
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.
Quinn: NYC Prepared To Sue Holding Company Over Crumbling Brooklyn BuildingsConditions in three buildings in Brooklyn have gotten so bad that it rains through the roof and sometimes there are no lights for days.
Eye On New York: A Sit-Down With The Director Of 'Pippin,'' Organizations Helps Kids, Out Of Work Adults And MoreOn Sunday's Eye On New York, CBS 2's Dana Tyler spoke to the director of the Broadway revival of "Pippin,'" which is up for several Tony Awards.
Study: Cancer-Causing Metals Found In Some Popular CosmeticsFindings by a group of researchers at Berkeley's School of Public Health showed nine different metals, including lead, in popular brands of lipstick and lip-gloss.