Arsenic Blankets This Tiny Montana Town. Its Residents Are Asking the Supreme Court to Let Them Clean It Up.
The case could affect the cleanup of hundreds of other polluted sites in the U.S.
Our interactive maps display the childhood lead levels of neighborhoods in three major U.S. cities.
Exposure to lead can cause permanent brain damage, a lower IQ, and other health problems. But without federal regulations, most people don't know they're impacted until it's too late.
“To have faith in someone, for a Flint resident, is taboo.”
Officials have stressed, however, that lead poisoning is typically something that happens over long periods of exposure.
Close to half of Newark homes tested have lead in their water. Residents are outraged.
The district has now shut off water in a total of 34 schools — including 16 announced on Wednesday — due to water quality issues.
Lead was found in 70 percent of the 2,797 homes the Chicago Tribune sampled across the city since January of 2016.