In the wake of the crisis in Flint, Michigan, new data shows that lead in schools’ drinking water is a pervasive problem. With the District of Columbia considering a strong new law, Environment America and U.S. PIRG are launching Get the Lead Out – a campaign to get state and local officials to eliminate the threat of lead in drinking water at school. The groups’ new analysis grades 16 states’ current laws in protecting kids from lead in school drinking water.
What: A Call to Get the Lead Out of Schools’ Water
Source: With States Not Making the Grade for Schools’ Drinking Water, Groups Launch New Effort to Get the Lead Out: | Common Dreams – Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community