EPA Budget Cuts Could Make East Chicago's Lead Crisis Worse

By Joseph Erbentraut

It’s been about about a month since residents of East Chicago, Indiana, were told they should not drink their tap water without filtering it.

The Environmental Protection Agency said actionable levels of lead had been found in the city’s water supply and warned residents to use certified filters until further notice.

The discovery was yet another setback for a city already dealing with lead and arsenic levels in soil surrounding a Superfund …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green


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