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IG: EPA Action To Protect Flint Residents From Lead Delayed 7 Months

"The Environmental Protection Agency had the authority and information to issue an emergency order protecting residents of Flint, Mich., from lead-tainted water a full seven months before it did so, an EPA internal investigation has concluded."

Source: NPR, 10/21/2016
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Cleveland Water Company Says 45 Percent of Service Pipes Contain Lead

"CLEVELAND, Ohio – Almost 45 percent of the service pipes Cleveland Water is responsible for, the ones that carry drinking, cooking and bathing water to customers across Northeast Ohio are likely to contain lead.

But what does that mean?

Concern about the toxin has been on the rise across the the country, though its danger to young children and pregnant women have long been known."

Rachel Dissell reports for the Cleveland Plain Dealer October 12, 2016.

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer, 10/12/2016

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