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Bronx Schools have water lead levels 16 times higher than Flint

Flint gets most of the attention when it comes to lead in the water, but a recent study found that Bronx schools have lead levels 16 times higher than those in the Michigan city. Readings were taken in two schools and results showed that numerous faucets in school facilities were well above the baseline “action level” set by the EPA, and far higher than those readings taken in Flint.

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