Newark's Mayor: There's No Comparison Between His City And Flint, Michigan, When It Comes To High Levels Of LeadMayor Ras Baraka says he is seeking environmental justice for the people of Newark.
'An All Hands On Deck Effort': Newark Distributing Free Lead Filters To Protect At-Risk ResidentsOfficials are going door to door to properties with known or suspected lead service lines to hand out the filters.
Cuomo Declares Emergency Over Child Lead Levels In NYCHA HousingNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a declared a public health emergency over lead levels in public housing.
820 Children Living In NYCHA Units Have Elevated Levels Of LeadMore than 800 children under the age of 6 living in NYCHA units have tested positive for elevated levels of lead between 2012 and 2016.
Lead And Arsenic Found In E-Cigarette Vapors, Study FindsResearchers studied the e-cigarettes of 56 individuals and nearly half of them produced aerosol samples containing dangerous levels of lead in them.
Baby Foods Test Positive For Arsenic And Lead, Study FindsThe researchers reportedly found that 65 percent of the foods contained detectable levels of arsenic.
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.