Stringer Report: 2,700 NYC Children Test Positive For Lead, City Missing InspectionsA shocking new study has found that thousands of children in all five boroughs have high levels of lead in their blood, largely because the city has failed to protect them.
Mark Peters On Report Finding 2,700 New York City Kids Exposed To LeadA shocking report finds 2,700 New York City kids tested positive for lead exposure when city agencies could have prevented it.
New Report Reveals NYC Failed To Inspect Thousands Of Buildings, 22,000 Children For Lead ExposureBetween 2013 and 2018, more than 9,600 buildings with documented cases of lead were never even inspected.
Months After Mayor's Lead Paint Scandal, De Blasio Promises 'Lead Free NYC' In Every ApartmentMayor Bill de Blasio is waging a war on childhood exposure to lead paint, promising a "Lead Free NYC" plan to screen every apartment for hazards.
Hundreds Of Newark Students Tested For Lead ExposureThe Newark School District turned off water at 30 schools last week after test results revealed unsafe lead levels.
Schumer: Lead Poisoning Is Major Problem In Westchester, Hudson ValleyA new effort was under way Monday night to combat the lead problem plaguing suburban areas north of New York City.
Advocate: Lead Levels Worse For Some NJ Kids Than Flint ChildrenThe numbers are coming to light on the heels of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, which has made headlines across the country.
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.
Health Officials: Lead Poisoning In NYC Children At Record LowThe agency says that children under the age of six identified with lead poisoning declined 66 percent from 2005 to 2012.
City Officials: Tap Water Shows Elevated Lead LevelsWhether you live in a house or an apartment, this could impact your life. There’s a water warning in New York City.
Seen At 11: Lead Poisoning In The SuburbsThere’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?