Study: Dangerously High Lead Levels Found In Brooklyn BackyardsA study by Columbia University has found potentially harmful high levels of lead in the soil of some Brooklyn neighborhoods, causing a higher risk of children there having elevated lead levels in their blood.
Test Finds Unsafe Levels Of Lead In Paint Falling From 7-Train TracksPaint chips falling from subway tracks could pose a serious health risk to people walking underneath -- particularly children.
City Leaders Urge Action After Reports Of Elevated Lead Levels In Drinking Water At Some NYC SchoolsBronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. sent the joint letter to Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña after several concerned parents called his office.
Dangerously High Lead Levels Detected In Tap Water At Englewood Hospital In N.J.Patients, visitors and workers at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey have are under a major warning about high lead levels in the tap water.
Officials: Elevated Lead Levels Found At Three Village Central School District On Long IslandIn a letter to parents and the community, the Three Village Central School District said testing found water tainted with lead at several schools.
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.