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How #FlintWaterCrisis Affected This Woman and Her Family's Life

The Flint Water Crisis has made this woman’s life a living hell.

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Lead Poisoning In "Dozens Of California Communities" Worse Than Flint, Michigan

Source: Zero Hedge

California, a state infamous for its environmental protections, including a $65 billion tunnel project being pushed by Governor Jerry Brown so as not to disrupt the habitat of a tiny, non-native fish species, may be facing a lead poisoning crisis more severe than Flint, Michigan… 447 more words

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"It's terrifying to me:" Hartford family poisoned by lead paint

HARTFORD — You can’t see it, taste it or smell it, but exposure can put your entire family at serious risk. Lead paint is in hundreds of thousands of homes across SE Wisconsin. 682 more words

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Children in Fresno, California have three times the rate of lead poisoning as the children in Flint

Flint, Michigan put lead poisoning on the map for many. But the midwestern city is far from an outlier. Children in thousands of places in the US are plagued by high blood levels of lead—and a… 199 more words

This lead-poisoned Indiana city could be the next Flint

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

In East Chicago, Indiana, where 90 percent of this population of 29,000 are people of color and one-third live below the poverty line, a lead crisis is unfolding and residents are concerned that the Environmental Protection Agency under Scott Pruitt is unlikely to respond. 1,065 more words

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Fundred Dollar Bill Project

Although lead poisoning is 100% preventable, it still puts millions of children at risk for lifelong brain damage and other health issues. 287 more words

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