NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — There is a new step forward for safe drinking water in Newark.
In a proposed settlement submitted to a federal court, residents have secured safe drinking water protections from lead contamination.READ MORE: New Yorkers At Bronx Food Pantry Describe Potential Impacts Of Federal Stimulus Checks, $15 Minimum Wage; 'Got To Choose Between Rent, Food'
The agreement requires the city to finish replacing the pipes and ensure health protections for residents.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Will Your Next Relief Payment Be $1,400?
The suit was brought by the Newark Education Workers Caucus and the Natural Resources Defense Council.MORE NEWS: Riverhead High School Student Will Green Won't Let Budget Cuts, COVID Restrictions Stop The Music
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