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.
Concerns Mount In N.J. Towns Over Elevated Lead Levels In WaterExposure 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.
Briarcliff Manor Ball Fields To Be Remediated After Cancer DeathsIt might never be known for sure how several children in Briarcliff Manor developed terminal cancer, but their families are absolutely convinced that the cause is contaminated soil at two ball fields at the high school.