Health Officials: Drinking Water From Hoses DangerousLead is found in the brass fixtures at the mouth of gardening hoses.
Phila. Officials Launch New Plan In Effort To End Lead Paint PoisoningThe new plan cracks down on landlords, in order to eliminate a health hazard.
Elevated Levels Of Lead In Local Elementary School Prompt Officials Into ActionLower Merion School District officials say they will be ordering additional tests on water at the Penn Wynne Elementary School. The order comes after testing at three locations inside the school, this past week, indicated elevated levels of lead in the water.
Christie Adds $10M To New Jersey Lead Clean-Up EffortsChristie says the state hasn't been able to track paint can sales.
Lawmakers Call For Lead Testing In All New Jersey SchoolsThey say the legislation would allocate $3 million to perform the water tests.
Health Watch: Lead Proposed Legislation HearingThe city is filled with old houses. Many contaminated with chipped lead paint that can be especially dangerous for children.